A third of all stroke survivors could develop dementia within five years
Three of the UK’s leading health charities are uniting against dementia this Dementia Awareness Week as they announce a joint investment into a new vascular dementia research programme.
Alzheimer's Society respond to manifesto pledges for social care
Following the launch of the Labour, Liberal Democrat and Conservative manifestos, Alzheimer's Society respond to the social care pledges put forward.
Number of people who die from dementia set to almost quadruple in coming years, finds new study
The number of people who die from dementia is set to almost quadruple in coming years, a new study has found.
Impossible cost: dementia care bill would take 125 years to save for
An Alzheimer’s Society investigation has laid bare the unachievable cost of dementia care, calculating that the typical person’s bill for dementia social care would take 125 years to save for.
THC, a component in cannabis, could improve memory in old mice
Results published today suggest that THC, a chemical component of cannabis, could improve the memory and learning capabilities of old mice. The findings are published in Nature Medicine.
Get creative through Gathering Memories textile project for Alzheimer's Society in Hampshire
A group of Hampshire textile artists from near Southampton have set up a community project called Gathering Memories.