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Unique dementia training collaboration

La Trobe University is helping to develop and enhance the skills of those who care for people with dementia thanks to a ...

Dementia healthcare must adapt to tackle global dementia crisis

World Alzheimer Report 2016 calls for global transformation in healthcare for 
people with dementia A new report from Alzheimer’s Disease International, authored by ...

Living with dementia: life story work proves successful

A pioneering study led by researchers at the University of York’s Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) shows that life story work has the potential to help people with dementia. ... Full story

Calcium Supplements Linked to Dementia Risk in Women

A new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, shows that calcium supplements may be associated with an increased risk of dementia in older women who have had a stroke or other signs of cerebrovascular disease. The research is published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ... Full story

Creating dementia friendly communities in Derbyshire's Peak Park

A ground-breaking research project to understand the needs and experiences of people affected by dementia in rural areas is to be carried out in Derbyshire’s Peak District. ... Full story

Exercise results in larger brain size and lowered dementia risk

Enrique Rivero FINDINGS Using the landmark Framingham Heart Study to assess how physical activity affects the size of the brain and one’s risk for developing dementia, UCLA ... Full story

Dementia: Is LMTX a major breakthrough?

The Week: LMTX slows Alzheimer's progression - but it doesn't work on everyone and experts are urging caution LMTX is taken twice a day in tablet ... Full story

Retailers set to become more dementia friendly

Alzheimers.org: 850,000 people live with dementia in the UK, and research * carried out by the charity has shown that 8 out of 10 of ... Full story

Artistic skills emerge as dementia progresses

A new study by researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) has identified the emergence of positive changes that occur after a person has been diagnosed with dementia. ... Full story

Study provides clue to better treatment options for frontotemporal dementia

A new study has revealed that the functional impairments experienced by people with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) may provide insight into effective behavioural management techniques to help them continue to look after themselves for longer. ... Full story

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