Dementia and mobility When we think of dementia, most of us think of a disorder that affects mainly cognition, such as memory or thinking abilities. However, research has shown that people with dementia can also have significant mobility issues. It ..
La Bobera In 1982 Dr Francisco Lopera was working at Medellin’s University of Antioquia in Colombia when he had a curious encounter. In his neurology clinic he met a man aged only 47, who displayed dementia symptoms similar to Alzheimer’s ..
Over 10 years ago the last drug for use in people with Alzheimer’s Disease was licensed. As there are still no treatments to halt or cure the disease, the search for treatment continues. In this blog, we will explore the ..
When you or your loved one receive a diagnosis of dementia, there will be many different thoughts going through your mind, one of them being “Is there medication that can help?”. The answer to that question is “yes”, depending on ..
In 1906 Alois Alzheimer described the case of Auguste D. to a group of fellow psychiatrists in Germany. Auguste, who was only in her 50s, had profound memory loss, unfounded suspicions about her family and other worsening psychological changes. At ..