Dementia loved ones ‘benefit from visits’

People with dementia feel happy long after a visit or experience they may have forgotten

Spending time with loved ones with dementia is important even after they fail to recognise the faces of friends and family, a dementia charity says.

A survey found that 42% of the public think there is no point in keeping up contact at this stage.

But the Alzheimer’s Society said family visits stimulated feelings of happiness, comfort and security.

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