• Combination of hearing and vision problems linked to dementia risk (Added 22/04/21 )

    Alzheimer’s Research UK 7 April 2021 Neurology: Dual Sensory Impairment and Cognitive Impairment in the Korean Longitudinal Elderly Cohort Researchers in Korea have found that people with both vision and hearing problems are more likely to experience cognitive decline and…more

  • Dying Matters Week 10-16 May 2021 (Added 22/04/21 )

    This year, we’re asking what it means to be #InAGoodPlace when you die. Where people die is changing. More and more people have been dying at home in recent years. COVID-19 has seen this number surge upwards even further, with…more

  • The ten factors linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease (Added 23/07/20 )

    July 22, 2020 2.56pm BST Although there’s still no cure, researchers are continuing to develop a better understanding of what increases a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. A recent study that looked at 396 studies has even been able to…more

  • Large study links gum disease with dementia (Added 15/07/20 )

    NIH (National Institute on Aging) 09.07.20 The mouth is home to about 700 species of bacteria, including those that can cause periodontal (gum) disease. A recent analysis led by NIA scientists suggests that bacteria that cause gum disease are also…more

  • Free webinar from Macular Society (Added 15/05/20 )

    Free patient webinar – Wednesday 13 May, 2pm Mike Burdon and Professor Andrew Lotery discuss treatment for macular conditions in the age of coronavirus: how patients are being kept safe, what to expect at the clinic, and how treatment might…more

  • Dementia and Self Management Booklet (Added 15/05/20 )

    A peer-to-peer resource written and researched by the Scottish Dementia Alumni, a group of people who have each been living with different diagnoses of dementia for over ten years. Download booklet and watch video here: https://www.lifechangestrust.org.uk/project/dementia-and-self-management