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.
Alzheimer's Society responds to lack of social care funding in budget
Responding to a lack of funding for social care in today's budget, Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive at Alzheimer’s Society, said:
Higher risk of dementia among frail older adults – Alzheimer’s Society comments
The risk of developing dementia is around 3.5 times higher in frail older adults than in non-frail peers, according to a new study published in Scientific Reports.
Alzheimer's Society responds to announcement of social care consultation
The Government is today expected to announce the first steps of a Green Paper aimed at reforming the social care system in England.
Study claims that computerised ‘brain training’ reduces dementia risk, Alzheimer’s Society comment
Results from a ten year study have hinted that a type of brain training designed to train people’s thinking speed could reduce dementia risk.
Bill Gates to invest $50 million to advance research towards a cure for Alzheimer’s
Bill Gates has today announced a $50 million investment into the Dementia Discovery Fund, motivated by personal experience of Alzheimer's disease in his family.