Spring­ing for­ward is tough for some

Harefield Gazette - - OPINION -

FOR most peo­ple, the clocks chang­ing this month pro­vides a tem­po­rary in­con­ve­nience of an hour’s less sleep.

How­ever, for many of the 72,000 peo­ple with de­men­tia in Lon­don it can af­fect their sleep rou­tines and may lead to them wak­ing at the wrong time or strug­gling to get to sleep.

Dis­rupted sleep is just one of the many chal­lenges peo­ple with de­men­tia and their car­ers face.

Alzheimer’s So­ci­ety is here to help at www.alzheimers.org.uk or by tele­phone on 0300 222 1122.

Per­haps your read­ers would con­sider join­ing the 1.4 mil­lion peo­ple who have be­come ‘De­men­tia Friends’ to learn more about the dis­ease and the ways they can help?

To find out more visit www. de­men­ti­afriends.org.uk

TIM MCLACH­LAN Alzheimer’s So­ci­ety op­er­a­tions

di­rec­tor for Greater Lon­don

n IL­LE­GAL: Beg­gars have been spot­ted out­side Rayn­ers Lane Sta­tion (see below)

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