The transformative power of music in those with Dementia

The transformative power of music in those with Dementia

The total number of people with dementia in the UK is currently predicted to be around a million. While there are no long-term cures, ways of alleviating symptoms are becoming more available and accessible. One of those is music: as a way of helping care for and...
Eight Great Dementia Products That Can Make Life Easier

Eight Great Dementia Products That Can Make Life Easier

A diagnosis of dementia means finding new, adapted and often innovative ways to support everyday living.  This is even more of a challenge during this time of isolation so we have compiled a list and some great products, from low-key to high-tech, that can help make...
Can AI help to diagnose dementia earlier?

Can AI help to diagnose dementia earlier?

University of Cambridge scientists have started work on a trial that aims to use artificial intelligence to help diagnose dementia. The research team, led by consultant neurologist Dr Tim Rittman, hopes that in the first year of the trial the AI system, which uses...
Memory Walks: take a stroll and reach your goal!

Memory Walks: take a stroll and reach your goal!

You may have seen the current TV and press ads for Alzheimer’s Society’s upcoming Memory Walks. But what is a Memory Walk and how can you get involved? Memory Walks take place in September and October each year, and are simply walking routes organised by Alzheimer’s...