Dementia Care

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 […]
16th August 2019

Charity-hosted family carers events hold hope for people to “live well” with dementia

A series of Family Carers Events run by specialist charity, Dementia Adventure, have become a welcome beacon of light for thousands of unpaid and unqualified family […]
17th July 2019

New research shows promise

New research shows promise for Phase 2/3 trial of inhaled insulin in people with MCI or mid Alzheimer’s disease – Alzheimer’s Society comments Phase 2/3 clinical […]
15th July 2019

Test result prompts young Mum to join the Brighton Memory Walk

Mum, 35, unites with Alzheimer’s Society to find dementia cure through Memory Walk campaign after test heartache  A 35-year-old mother of two young children has united with […]
12th July 2019

Dementia Carers Count launch one-day courses to support family carers 

New charity Dementia Carers Count has launched a new range of one-day courses for family carers in addition to their three-day residential course programme. The new […]