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Alzheimer’s: not a disease of the elderly

World’s largest dementia study reveals two-thirds of people think dementia is a normal part of ageing, rather than a medical condition –  Alzheimer’s Society...

Age UK says the government has listened to its concerns over...

A statement from the Age UK Campaigns team: In a Spending Review on the 4th September, the Government has listened to its deep concerns...

Positive results from Phase II trial for Alzheimer’s

Axon Neuroscience announces positive results from Phase II trial for a cure to Alzheimer’s Disease – Alzheimer’s Society comments.  On 9th September 2019, Axon Neuroscience...

How to cope with anger in a person with dementia

Dementia can increase a person’s frustration and cause mood swings. This is partly because daily tasks are tougher to complete. Regularly losing a purse,...

Protein tangles linked with dementia seen in patients’ brains after single...

Protein tangles linked with dementia seen for the first time in patients’ brains after a single head injury, according to Alzheimer's Society.  Scientists have visualised for...

Elderly should consider residential care before a ‘health crisis’

Elderly people would feel more in control of their lives if they thought about a future move to assisted accommodation or residential care before...

Dame Barbara Windsor and Scott Mitchell stand with Alzheimer’s Society

Dame Barbara Windsor and Scott Mitchell stand with Alzheimer’s Society at No.10 to demand dementia care reform.  Dame Barbara Windsor and her husband Scott Mitchell...

Talking to a person with dementia

Dementia Action Week takes place on 20-26 May and is a campaign by Alzheimer’s Society to show that everyone can take action by starting...

Dementia and bereavement

When it comes to looking after a person with dementia, I have always felt there are three main issues you have to come to...

What to do when a person forgets their loved one has...

Former carer Christina Neal reveals why it's not a good idea to tell a person with dementia that their loved one has died when...

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