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Portraits of people with dementia around the world

 

Dementia is a global health crisis and one of the leading causes of death. Fifty million people live with dementia worldwide, with someone developing the condition every three seconds.

For further details please visit https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/photography/world-alzheimers-month-portraits-pictures-people-charity-a8557911.html 

Quality of care homes got worse in 1 in 5 local authorities in the last year

The proportion of care homes rated “inadequate” or “requires improvement” increased in 1 in 5 local authority areas in 2017, according to new analysis by older people’s charity Independent Age.

Please see https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/news/article/308/quality_of_care_homes_got_worse_in_1_in_5_local_authorities_in_the_last_year for further details.

Events

Tuesday, 21 May, 2019

Planning is underway for the Alzheimer's Society Annual Conference 2019 which will take place on 21 – 22 May 2019. Be the first to receive promotional offers and access to early bird registration.