Monthly Archives: June 2015

Memory loss may not always be the first sign of Alzheimer’s

Loss of memory is the symptom most commonly associated with Alzheimer’s disease, but recent research suggests that for many people, particularly in the under 60s age group, it is symptoms other than those related to memory, such as difficulties with language and problem solving, visuospatial function, or impaired judgement, that are in fact the first […]

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  • 29 June 2015

Bournemouth BUDI orchestra challenges dementia steroetypes

“Music can unlock the mind” was Pam Winters’ delighted comment after taking part in a Bournemouth University project alongside her husband Richard, who has dementia.The project in question was the BUDI (Bournemouth University Dementia Institute) Orchestra. Set up at the beginning of 2014, the orchestra was established by researchers from BUDI to work with people […]

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  • 25 June 2015

Help with calculating the cost of care

Working out the cost of care has never been easy. But when you’re dealing with a diagnosis of dementia, it’s a subject that you can’t afford to ignore. Research carried out by the Centre for Economics and Business Research shows that the typical resident of a care home will stay there for 2 years and […]

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  • 23 June 2015
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