Author Archives: Edye Hoffmann


Happy New Year!

I haven’t written here much lately.  Dementia Compass has been busy with changes, expansion and improvement… with the hope that we can serve you better and in a more sustainable way.  Many of you have watched us grow these last four years – supporting, cheering and even singing with us.  We really appreciate it, especially me.  When I started Dementia Compass in 2010, I wasn’t sure where it would lead but I did know that there read more…

Summer Concert – 16th July

d'music'a summer concert

d’music’a summer concert

This Wednesday, D’music’a will perform in its ninth public concert.   That’s right, we’ve been singing for four years.  Please join us as we celebrate our hard work and enjoy the company of friends and family.  You’re bound to leave with a skip in your step and a song in your heart.

Wednesday, 16th of July
Townley Hall
Fulbourn Centre
CB21 5BS
Free entry with donations welcome
Refreshments to follow concert
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Sitting is the New Smoking

I read a large number of health news alerts, updates and research results related to dementia, ageing science, and public health and I have to confess this new slogan for highlighting the dangers of sedentary behaviour caught me off guard.

I think the reason ‘Sitting is the New Smoking’ is so powerful for me is that it identifies how invisible the negative impact of sitting is.  We, including me too, have a difficult time imagining that sitting more is read more…