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Will I inherit mum's Alzheimer's?

... Will I inherit mum's Alzheimer's? DEMENTIA, MENTAL HEALTH, ALZHEIMERS, MEMORY Dear Lesley My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's a couple of years ago although it was clear for several years before then that she had dementia. I'm 52 years old and worried I'm going ...

Designing activities for people with dementia and their families

... Designing activities for people with dementia and their families DEMENTIA, ALZHEIMERS, CREATIVITY, GIFTS It's hard to watch family members lose the ability to create and play as dementia takes hold. And it makes finding enjoyable activities to share harder too. One young designer, ...

Treatment and care to slow the progress of dementia

... Treatment and care to slow the progress of dementia DEMENTIA, ALZHEIMERS DISEASE, SOCIAL CARE With escalating demands on the care industry fuelled by the growth of dementia, Nicola Mewse, Managing Director at Hales Care, summarises current and potential future treatments for this life-limiting disease ...