Number of people with dementia worldwide to triple in next 30 years – Alzheimer’s Society comment
The World Health Organisation today warned that, as the global population ages, the number of people living with dementia is expected to triple from 50 million to 152 million by 2050.
Carey Mulligan addresses the UN on women and dementia
Carey Mulligan will today address the UN, stating that dementia is a global women’s health and human rights issue that can no longer be ignored.
Mental health detention applications reach record level, Alzheimer's Society comments
The number of applications to detain people with mental health issues, dementia or learning difficulties for their own safety has reached the highest level on record.
Film industry heavyweights unite against dementia
UK cinematic experiences are made more inclusive by industry influencers.
The Lancet Commission on Global Access to Palliative Care and Pain Relief - Alzheimer's Society comments
More than 25.5 million people around the world are dying each year with serious physical and psychological suffering caused by disease, injury or illness, according to a major new report.
Ruth Langsford unites with 3,000 people at Surrey Memory Walk
Strictly Come Dancing star Ruth Langsford took a break from the dancefloor to join 3,000 people who united against dementia at an Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk.
Tony Booth dies aged 85
Actor and campaigner, Tony Booth, has died aged 85, over a decade since his Alzheimer’s Disease diagnosis.
Extra 71000 care home places needed by 2025, Lancet study suggests – Alzheimer’s Society comments
As life expectancy increases, so too have the number of years that older adults spend with substantial care needs, suggests a study published today in The Lancet.
Second OFSTED-style rating of CCG dementia care reveals mixed picture
Today (Friday 21 July 2017) NHS England have published the end of year results from the Clinical Commissioning Group Improvement and Assessment Framework (CCG IAF).
Alzheimer's Society response to CQC report into the state of social care
The CQC has today released a report on the state of adult social care in England.
Sleep problems may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s research suggests, Alzheimer’s Society comment
Poor sleep may be a sign that people who are otherwise healthy may be more at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life compared to people who do not have sleep problems, says a new study.
Hollywood star Ian McShane unites with Alzheimer’s Society
Hollywood actor Ian McShane has united with Alzheimer’s Society to help families affected by dementia – in memory of his Manchester United hero dad.
1966 World Cup legends unite with Alzheimer’s Society to launch United Against Dementia campaign
1966 World Cup legends Sir Geoff Hurst and Gordon Banks OBE are coming back together and urging people to unite against dementia – in a tribute to their teammates living with the condition.
Multiple genetic markers can estimate risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease
A new study finds
Over half of Gransnet users who are lonely have never talked about it
New survey reveals worrying findings as charities shine spotlight on older generation.
NICE and NHS England to introduce budget test for new treatments, Alzheimer’s Society comment
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and NHS England have today, Wednesday 15 March, announced changes to the way drugs are evaluated and funded.
Ditch the date and support a person with dementia this Valentine’s Day. #sharethelove
Alzheimer’s Society urgently calls on social butterflies, shopaholics and nature lovers to volunteer with new matching style service.