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Apr 8, 2019

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Forget-me-not: The impact of memory loss in dementia

Forget-me-not: The impact of memory loss in dementia

In last week’s blog I discussed how memory works and why it becomes affected in dementia. Today, I will look at how memory loss can affect day-to-day life and what can be done to help. How does memory loss affect ..

Apr 1, 2019

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Forget-me-not: Understanding memory loss in dementia

Forget-me-not: Understanding memory loss in dementia

Posted in : All, Living with dementia on by : Giulia Melchiorre
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  • Although dementia is an umbrella term that describes a wide range of symptoms, including changes in behaviour, thinking and physical ability, most people only associate dementia with memory loss. This is because memory loss is often one of the first ..

    Feb 11, 2019

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    Dementia: why you should care

    Dementia: why you should care

    Posted in : All, Personal Experience & Interviews on by : Giulia Melchiorre
  • Every 3 seconds someone in the world develops dementia, by 2050 the number of people with dementia is expected to exceed 130 million, and the total estimated cost of dementia will double from 1 to $2 trillion within the next ..

    Jun 11, 2018

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    Dementia in Western culture

    Dementia in Western culture

    Although it is very difficult to measure how culture impacts dementia, it is very likely that cultural factors influence how dementia is understood and treated. In Western cultures there is a relatively consistent view of dementia as a medical condition ..

    Mar 26, 2018

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    The Brain Prize 2018: Back to the roots

    The Brain Prize 2018: Back to the roots

    Posted in : All, Research on by : Giulia Melchiorre
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  • “At a time when there is disappointment about the lack of an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, it seems clear that we need to have a more detailed understanding of the mechanisms of disease” – Professor Michel Goedert   The ..

    Mar 5, 2018

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    Film review: Alive Inside (2014)

    Film review: Alive Inside (2014)

    „Who are we without our memories?” The documentary follows Dan Cohen, the founder of ’Music and Memory’, on his mission to reform the way society approaches dementia care. He is bringing music into nursing homes, demonstrating the possibilities that one’s ..

    Feb 26, 2018

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    Why Pfizer ended its neuroscience discovery programme

    Why Pfizer ended its neuroscience discovery programme

    Posted in : All, Research, Treatment & Therapies on by : Giulia Melchiorre
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  • In the beginning of this year, Pfizer, the third largest pharmaceutical company in the world, announced that it would end its neuroscience discovery programme, effectively ending all research into finding new treatments for dementia. This has come as a shock ..

    Feb 5, 2018

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    Film review: Still Mine (2012)

    Film review: Still Mine (2012)

    Posted in : All, Film Reviews on by : Kinga Antal
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  • “She has her good days and her bad days” ‘Still Mine’ follows the story of Craig Morrison (James Cromwell), an elderly farmer trying to build a new home for him and his wife, Irene (Geneviève Bujold). The unexpected hurdles that ..

    Dec 29, 2017

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    Film review: The Notebook (2004)

    Film review: The Notebook (2004)

    Posted in : All, Film Reviews on by : Kinga Antal
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  • “I remember now. It was us.” It is potentially one of the most popular romantic movies that came out in the past twenty years – so much so that it needs almost no introduction. Noah (Ryan Gosling/James Garner) and Allie’s ..

    Dec 25, 2017

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    The Healing Power of Music

    The Healing Power of Music

    “Music connects people with who they have been, who they are and their lives. Because what happens when you get old is all the things you are familiar with, and your identity, it all just begins peeling away…” – Alive Inside ..