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Recognising the importance of informal carers

There was quite a lot in the main newspapers this past week, relevant to people with dementia and those who try to be helpful to them.


We read about the family of one famous musician, seeking to raise funds in response to their experience of dementia in a loved one: : John Lydon hopes to highlight ‘torture’ of Alzheimer’s with Eurovision bid | John Lydon | The Guardian


There was more about the contribution of contact sports when pursued intensively, this time it is Rugby Union in the frame. When players become damaged, can recompense be made? Perhaps more pertinent is the question: Will future generations change their practices? Amateur players launch lawsuit against rugby authorities over brain injuries | Concussion in sport | The Guardian


This is outrage at those taking profit for providing care, when their profits are clearly beyond what is reasonable: