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March Cambridgeshire event, 3rd June 2008 PDF  | Print |  E-mail

Tuesday  3rd June 2008, 2pm - 4.30pm, Oliver Cromwell Hotel, High Street, March PE15 9LH

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Trust meeting "The Time of your Lives" (Old Peoples' Mental Health)

2pm: Starts with music from David Wright (Harpsicord), Broadwood 1st prize winner, and Felicity Broome-Skelton (Violin), performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto, noted for the calming effect that this and all classical music had on Grace.

2.30pm: NHS presentation and questions

3:00pm: Refreshments

3:15pm: Talk by Ray Smith on his life with his wife Grace and how they tackled her Alzheimer's with dignity, using an Omega 3 rich diet, controlled and tailored dietary supplementation, excercise and stimulating Travel, without drugs. Followed by questions to Ray.

4pm: Final classical music presentation and a chance to view Ray's exhibition of photographs of his and Grace's travels round much of the world. .

 
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Book: Amazing Grace: Enjoying AlzheimersAmazing Grace: Enjoying Alzheimer's. ISBN: 1-84538-089-6

Author: Ray Smith (with  Andrew Crofts)

 RAY SMITH was born in Peterborough and joined the Navy as a teenager in order to see the world. On his return he became a nurse and then a social worker, during which time he met and married Grace. Having settled in Scotland and had three sons, Ray became a travelling art dealer and a familiar figure around the wealthier areas of the country with his van and his dog, selling pictures and sculptures. He gave up the business when Grace became ill in order to care for her. He has now returned to Peterborough. Ray has worked with the Alzheimer’s Society on quality research in dementia.

   ANDREW CROFTS is a bestselling author with a number of high-profile human-interest stories to his name. Most recently, he co-wrote the Sunday Times top ten bestseller The Kid. 

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The Vancouver Sun PDF  | Print |  E-mail

This is what love is (Karen Gram)

Interview with Ray Smith and review . Link to article (copyright Vancouver Sun)

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Toronto Star PDF  | Print |  E-mail

Grabbing hold of life with Grace (Judy Gerstel)

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"Alzheimer's adventure" was a backpacking trip 

 
El Mundo, Madrid PDF  | Print |  E-mail
La vuelta al mundo con el Alzheimer
 
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