My mother’s nanny beats her for bad behaviour

My mother is 83 and suffers from dementia. Her mother suffered the same thing when she was in her 70s so when mummy’s own began at a few years after 70, we kind of knew this was a thing that…

My father opened a can of worms and mother is making him eat it!

What I’m about to tell you is a painful story. It is so painful, so sad, I don’t even know how to start. But let me give you a bit of context here. Now, when I was in my early…

My mother-in-law is dying from a laughing disease

My mother- in- law was not a sweet woman when I first met her; she made impossible demands. she was a hard woman, a tough matriarch who demanded so much from her daughters-in-law. She is one of those you describe…

Parliamentary inquiry to consider link between sport & brain injury

A parliamentary inquiry into the link between sport and long-term brain injury is being launched on Wednesday. MPs will consider the links between head trauma and dementia, and how risks can be mitigated. Last year, Sir Bobby Charlton became the…

Sir Sean Connery battled dementia before his death reveals his wife

Sir Sean Connery suffered dementia in the later years of his life, his wife has revealed while sharing details of his death this weekend.  The James Bond legend died on Saturday at the age of 90 surrounded by his loved…

Did she? Did she not? We will never know whether our mother poisoned our father!

My mother is almost 83 years old and she has dementia. Her dementia began when she turned 65years; she was forgetting things, incidents, people. You now dementia, don’t you? My siblings and I took her from one hospital to another,…

*Police charge Iyanya with car theft (Nation) *Thief defiles 10-year-old girl after stealing mother’s phone, money (Punch)

Police charge Iyanya with car theft (Nation) The Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Ikoyi, Lagos, has charged Nigerian singer Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, popularly called Iyanya, with alleged car theft. Iyanya was arraigned for the offence on February 4, 2020 before…

Dementia has increased by 400% in Nigeria — Study (Punch)

A study published by the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in the Journal of Global Health Reports, has discovered that dementia has increased astronomically in Nigeria in  the last two decades. The global epidemic that has been found to occur more…

After 23 years, I now understand why my mother left us

There’s a photo of an aged woman found wandering and looking lost at the bus stop of Silverbird galleria in Lagos being circulated on WhatsApp. It says the woman, in her 70s had been found by good Samaritans, she was…

Aspirin not safe for everyone, a new study says (Time)

As medications go, aspirin is often considered a wonder drug. Its pain-relieving, inflammation-taming powers can treat headaches, minor aches and pains and even lower the risk of heart disease, stroke and possibly even dementia. But all of those benefits may…

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