Dementia Care

23rd January 2020

West Berkshire Dementia Action Alliance sets ambitious 2020 target

Nearly 1000 new Dementia Friends in 2019 West Berkshire’s Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) celebrated a successful 2019 at a recent event recognising the area’s Dementia Friends […]
22nd December 2019

Christmas postcards developed by people with dementia to reach out to the lonely

“I want to say you’re are not alone. It will hopefully put a smile on someone’s face” This Christmas, the online greeting card company, thortful, has partnered with Facebook […]
17th December 2019

Dementia study reveals how proteins team up to stop signals in brain

A new study in mice at the University of Edinburgh, has revealed for the first time how two proteins work together to disrupt communication between brain […]
3rd December 2019

Two-fold increase in calls to Dementia Helpline in the last decade

Alzheimer’s Society has released data showing that more people affected by dementia than ever are desperately seeking help In 10 years, over 320,000 calls to the […]
12th November 2019

Dementia care costs to nearly treble in next two decades

Total cost of dementia has soared to £34.7bn, including costs to NHS, social care costs and unpaid care. The cost of social care for people with […]
27th September 2019

MHA launches My Moment of Joy music therapy campaign 

National campaign will highlight the impact of music therapy on people living with dementia National charity Methodist Homes (MHA), one of the UK’s leading providers of […]
28th August 2019

A powerful open letter to the Prime Minister… fix the social care crisis!

“It’s a disgrace.” Scott Mitchell unites with Alzheimer’s Society as he urges public to sign open letter to the Prime Minister During a powerful and emotional […]
21st August 2019

Celebrities support Memory Walk and share private family photos

Six high-profile celebrities including Vicky McClure, Rhod Gilbert and Sir Tony Robinson are supporting Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walks in September and October to raise vital funds […]
16th August 2019

Blood test is 94% accurate at identifying early Alzheimer’s disease

Up to two decades before people develop the characteristic memory loss and confusion of Alzheimer’s disease, damaging clumps of protein start to build up in their […]