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Dementia News

All of the items listed on this page are articles about Dementia. To read an article click on the title or the read more link at the end of the summary for each item.

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer's or another dementia. Alzheimer's is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. Every individual may experience one...

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SINGING FOR THE BRAIN

This service is a structured group session for people with a diagnosis of dementia and their carers to meet regularly and actively participate in singing in an enjoyable environment. Refreshments are provided. For people who would like to come to the group for the...

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ACTIVITY GROUPS

Join us for activities such as crafts, exercise and games followed by light refreshments and information and support: Aylesbury The Salvation Army, Meadow Way, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1XS. First Tuesday of the month: 10.15 – 12pm 3 Oct, 7 Nov, 5 Dec Chesham Chesham...

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MEMORY SUPPORT SERVICE

The service offers one-to-one support from a Memory Support Worker for individuals and their carers from their initial concerns about memory loss, through diagnosis, to planning for the future. For those with a diagnosis, support will focus on planning for the future...

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Vascular dementia

Around 17% of people diagnosed with dementia will have vascular dementia. It is the second most common form of dementia in the over 65 age group. Although you can have vascular dementia under the age of 65, it is comparatively rare. What causes vascular dementia? What...

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Your brain on music

Why do the songs we loved in our late teens and early 20s trigger such powerful memories? The power of music to prompt feelings, memories and even physical responses has led to it being used more and more in cognitive therapy.​  During our teens and early 20s, a...

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Music therapy for dementia

Music is increasingly being used to communicate and engage with people with dementia. Music and sound play an important part throughout our lives whether through listening, taking part or moving to it. We can respond to music from a very early age, before words and...

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What Is Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease?

Symptoms, Causes And Treatment Explained Every three seconds someone in the world develops dementia, but according to Alzheimer’s Disease International, most people with dementia do not receive a diagnosis or support. The charity is encouraging the public to learn the...

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Alzheimer’s disease

Around 60% of people diagnosed with dementia, will have Alzheimer’s disease, it is the most common form of dementia in the over 65 age group. Although you can have Alzheimer’s disease under the age of 65 years old it is comparatively rare. Alzheimer’s Disease is a...

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Incontinence and dementia

People with dementia can experience problems with using the toilet, which can be distressing for them and those who care for them. This might be due to difficulty finding the toilet or reaching it in time, or problems with coordination and movement. Incontinence...

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Hormones and dementia

Women are more at risk of dementia than men with women making up 65% of people who currently have dementia. Whilst age is the main risk factor for dementia and women tend to live longer than men, this does not completely explain the difference. Below we describe other...

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Targeting the immune system

the hottest topic in dementia research? There are still lots of things that we don’t know about how dementia develops. However, there’s an increasing amount of buzz in the dementia research community that targeting inflammation in the brain has a lot of promise when...

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