Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Living with dementia in a virtual world: hope for the future

With much of the U.K. just emerging from its second coronavirus 'lockdown' into new tiers, the amount of social contact we are able to have is still limited. Among the worst affected are people living in the country's care ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Soothing image app helps emotional wellbeing

A bank of comforting images to improve the wellbeing of the carers of people affected by dementia has been developed by Edinburgh researchers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19-related death up for adults with Down syndrome

(HealthDay)—Adults with Down syndrome have an increased risk for COVID-19-related death, according to a research letter published online Oct. 21 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New evidence-based guidelines on music for people with dementia

Researchers from Western Sydney University's MARCS Institute for Brain, Behavior and Development have published a new research paper and recommended guidelines for music use for people with dementia after a successful trial ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Facing up to the dementia home care dilemma of COVID-19

In the UK, over 850,000 people are living with dementia. This is expected to hit over 1 million by 2025, with numbers consistently rising. But it's not only the person with the condition that is affected. Family members and ...

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