Online support provided by the RAF Association

Many serving members of the RAF community are in the unique position of caring for someone with dementia at a distance. As part of our mission to support the RAF community, we’re determined to do all we can to ease the burden.

Forum

Browse and engage in a range of topics within our safe community of others who are also navigating dementia

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Knowledge

Be signposted to a range of information to help guide you in your care for someone living with dementia

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Support

Read about how the RAF Association can support you with our welfare services

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Sqn Ldr Richard Lewis

Richard’s Story

“A great opportunity to learn from and help support other RAF personnel in a similar situation.”

Squadron Leader Richard Lewis, stationed at RAF High Wycombe, has watched both his parents suffer with dementia. His father died from the condition when Richard was growing up, and his mother, Freda, was diagnosed four years ago.

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Sqn Ldr Richard Lewis
Flt Lt Rosie Brooks

Rosie’s Story

“Overnight your life flips upside-down, but I’m glad my experience is helping people.”

At 33, Flight Lieutenant Rosie Brooks was suddenly faced with the life-changing prospect of becoming a carer, when in early 2019 her mother was diagnosed with early on-set Alzheimer’s Disease.

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