• Ears, eyes and mind: The SENSE-Cog project to improve mental well-being for older Europeans (Added 9/04/19 )

    Seven in ten Europeans over the age of 65 experience sight or hearing problems, and over two thirds experience depression or dementia. When combined, the cumulative impact of these dual or triple impairments is far greater than the individual conditions. The scale of combined sensory…more

  • The PrOVIDe study Prevalence of Visual Impairment in Dementia (Added 9/04/19 )

    The risks of developing dementia and visual impairment both increase with age. However, prior to the PrOVIDe study, there was limited data about the prevalence of visual impairment in people with dementia in the UK. The PrOVIDe study was designed…more

  • College research raises awareness of dementia that has early visual symptoms (Added 9/04/19 )

    2 April 2019 Source: College of Optometrists           The College of Optometrists has completed research on the experiences of vision assessment for people living with a form of dementia that impacts vision. The research, published in the BMJ…more

  • Dementia can be more than memory (Added 12/07/17 )

      Dementia and sensory challenges DVD plus booklet. Agnes Houston interviews people with dementia who are experiencing sensory impairments. https://dementiacanbemorethanmemory.wordpress.com/dementia-and-sensory-challenges-dvd/  

  • National Eye Health Week 2017 (Added 12/07/17 )

    Date: Monday 18 – Sunday 24 September 2017 Time: All Day Eye Health UK announce that National Eye Health Week (NEHW) 2017 will take place 18 – 24 September. Building on the success of the 2016 campaign, which saw thousands…more

  • Webinar: Sight loss and dementia (Added 12/07/17 )

    Event Date: Thursday 10 August 2017 Location: 2-3pm. On computer and phone Matt Broom is the CEO of VISION 2020 UK, the umbrella organisation that leads collaboration and co-operation between organisations with an interest in eye health and sight loss….more