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Drug Therapy Breakthrough For Huntingdon's Disease
Drug Therapy Breakthrough For Huntingdon's Disease

New hope has been given to people living with Huntingdon’s Disease, a degenerative brain disease caused by a defect in a gene that alters a normal protein in the brain into one that turns on itself and gradually kills the cells.

Christmas Guests With Dementia - Successful Strategies
Christmas Guests With Dementia - Successful Strategies

We are now told that one in six people over the age of 80 are living with a dementia, thus it is quite likely that many of us will be facing the dilemma of how to manage an older relative in our homes who may indeed have this illness. Here are a few simple tips that could help make it a stress-free Christmas experience for all:

Elf Fun Day 8th December
Elf Fun Day 8th December

Raise a smile and raise money for a worthwhile cause this Christmas by getting together with work colleagues, friends and families and dressing up for this year’s Alzheimer’s Society Elf Day on 8th December.

New Breakthrough May Halt LB Dementia
New Breakthrough May Halt LB Dementia

A new drugs discovery has been found that could stop one of the most common types of dementia...

Shearer's Brain to Help Dementia Research
Shearer's Brain to Help Dementia Research

A recent BBC documentary showed former England international footballer Alan Shearer investigating the link between football and dementia.

ATS Great British Bake Up for Mencap
ATS Great British Bake Up for Mencap

We all donned our aprons and were busy in the kitchen preparing for the Mencap Tea Party and you can see the results above with some of the team.

Drink Tea To Change Lives
Drink Tea To Change Lives

We all love a cuppa and a bit of cake, but this year why not invite family, friends and work colleagues to join you and raise funds for a great charity like Mencap. Their Big Tea Party is being held on Wednesday 8th November and their website offers lots of resources to make it a fun event. Just sig...

Bodyworlds Exhibition Shows Alzheimer Effects
Bodyworlds Exhibition Shows Alzheimer Effects

Crowds are reported as being amazed at a series of anatomical Body Worlds exhibitions being shown at three different location around the world.

Care Show 2017
Care Show 2017

Get inspired with all the latest innovations, ideas and products at this year's Care Show 2017. Held at the NEC Birmingham in partnership with NHS England, it promises to provide access to over 250 exhibitors that showcase everything from building and furnishings, training, healthcare advice through...

Smelling Test Helps Diagnose Dementia
Smelling Test Helps Diagnose Dementia

A poor sense of smell could be a sign of dementia and non-detection of just five key odours could be enough to accurately predict the disease at an early stage.