Archive for: 2018
19 December 2018
At Christmas time we should think of those wonderful people who work in care homes, every day of the year, making life good for frail older people.
15 October 2018
Do we really know if changing the colour and intensity of light makes a real difference in care homes for dementia?
05 October 2018
When you live with dementia, people sometimes impose art on you, and you are forced to experience art that is not to your taste. One contentious area is the use of murals as “art” in care homes. I use scare quotes because I’m not sure if it is interior decoration masquerading as therapy.
04 October 2018
A message from a young person to other young and not so young people about the value of walking to improve brain health.
16 August 2018
Our new blogger Katie reflects on how hard it is to establish a direct link between alcohol and dementia, but it is made even harder when the research cohorts include people who may have stopped or started drinking for reasons of ill health.
14 August 2018
Start thinking about dementia now.
09 April 2018
What did the Romans do for Ageing?
09 March 2018
Looking forward? See clearly and plan for older age. People have to do this all over the world.
10 January 2018
The global March for Science wasn’t just about science funding. It was about the problem of ignoring facts.