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Dementia: Lifestyle changes that could lower your risk

Nearly everyone can lower their risk of dementia, even if it runs in the family, by living a healthy lifestyle, research suggests.

For further details please see link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-48963215 

New type of dementia identified

Millions of elderly people have a form of dementia that has been misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers.

Please see link for further information.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-48092570 

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.

Winston's World - by Tony Husband and Justine Schneider

Now available to download FREE from IDEA Resources:  https://idea.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/winstons-world

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