Dementia A new study of people living with dementia in Pakistan found there were low levels of awareness of the condition and its symptoms, which is affecting the wellbeing of both patients and their carers.
Dementia Richard Burt was determined to care for his mum when she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. But, when it became clear she wasn’t safe living by herself, he was relieved to find a cheerful, quality care home to ease the burden.
Dementia While dementia is, to a large extent, determined by genetics, it’s well recognised that positive lifestyle changes can have a significant impact on reducing the risk of developing it later in life.
Dementia “Sorry, does my dad have a disease, or have you just met him?” I said to the neurologist when he first told me a list of my dad’s symptoms and diagnosed Pick's disease, a rare type of dementia.