Response to news on Personal Independent Payments (PIP) for people with dementia
Joy Watson is one of our highly valued ambassadors, doing a huge amount to raise awareness both of dementia and Alzheimer’s Society. She has recently seen her benefits to be cut.
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.
Dementia education on risk inspires people in midlife to consider healthier lifestyles
75% of people said advice on dementia risk reduction would encourage them to adopt a healthier lifestyle.
New Healthwatch report highlights variation in care homes, Alzheimer's Society comments
A new report published today by Healthwatch has highlighted the striking variation in care homes across the country.
Musician Glen Campbell dies of Alzheimer’s disease aged 81
Musician, Glen Campbell, has died aged 81, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
NHS Digital survey finds financial problems caused by caring linked to increased feelings of social isolation
A new survey of 55,700 carers published today (Thursday 3 August 2017) by NHS Digital found that almost 40% of carers who reported the most serious financial difficulties also felt socially isolated.