Guest Blog – why walking works

walkers at bodmin beacon

This week we’re pleased to invite guest blogger TK to write about his time spent with our dementia friendly walking group.  We always enjoy welcoming members of the community along to our walks as this project is about people with dementia and their carers making new social connections and in turn showing their community that there is more to dementia than a diagnosis. Continue reading


Benefits of group walking

group walking on the clay trails

As spring dawns our dementia friendly walking group are going from strength to strength.  We’ve found that walking isn’t just good exercise and fresh air but it has allowed new friendships to form and conversations to flow freely. Problems are shared, support is given and laughs are always heard.  In fact the University of East Anglia has recently published a study on the benefits of group walking.  Continue reading