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My Future Care at the Norwich Palliative Care Conference 2024

May 8th was the first ever UK national Advance Care Plan Day and to mark the occasion, founders Dani Ayre, Clare Fuller and James Norris hosted a conference in Norwich with a theme of ‘Getting your House in Order’. Open to in-person attendees and live-streamed
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Our first online Meetup for the My Future Care Community

Our panel (above) and attendees covered a lot of topics in the first My Future Care Community meetup in April 2024. These events are held on Zoom and are open to everyone who has taken our training or attended an awareness session. We heard about
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Supporting families affected by Young Onset Dementia

In this article, we highlight the later life planning support provided by Mandy Blair and the team at Dementia Oxfordshire. Mandy tells us how the challenges of people who receive a diagnosis of Young Onset Dementia in their 50s and 60s are significantly different to
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Moving is good for us, even with a serious diagnosis

Founders of The Exercise Clinic, Emily Curtis and Chris Cottrell, share a passion for exercise and its health benefits for people who are living with cancer. Chris was diagnosed with an aggressive form of prostate cancer in 2011. Quite early on he was encouraged to
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It is “never too late and never too early” for future care planning!

In this article, we speak to Peter Loose about the future care planning support he is providing to fellow members of Bognor Regis and Slindon Catholic Parish. Peter completed our My Future Care training recently so that he could share his learning with his church
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Supportive Sharing Between People Ageing Without Children

We spoke to April Yasamee about the work of the Ageing Without Children group in Hastings (AWOC Hastings), which is part of the national campaigning, information and support organisation, Ageing Without Children (AWOC). AWOC Hastings provides regular meetings and information sharing amongst people without adult
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