From pomegranates to air pollution, we take a look at what’s been going on in the world of dementia news on Unforgettable over the past week.
Study confirms how life story work can benefit those with dementia
Researchers from the University of York have evaluated how creating a life story helps those with dementia, their family, carers and professionals.
Read about the new study here.
Could pomegranates protect the brain from dementia?
A study has found the antioxidant-rich fruits could play an important role in preventing neurodegenerative disease.
Find out more here.
Dementia’s dirty secrets #6: A good death is still hard to find
James Ashwell reveals why so many people with dementia do not get the end-of-life care they want or deserve.
Read his blog here.
Air pollution and Alzheimer’s – should you be worried?
A new study has found tiny particles found in air pollution from vehicles can also be found in the brain tissue of people with dementia.
Discover more on this here.
Dementia care needs improving in many areas of England, says report
Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are failing to provide adequate levels of health and social care for over half of people living with dementia.
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VLOG: Coping with dementia on holidays
Going away on a family holiday with someone with dementia has its challenges, but it also has plenty of rewards, as vlogger Virginia Bailey explains in her latest video about her Dad.
Watch her vlog here.