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Friday 14 June 2013
This rich collage of characters and events adds up to a devastating picture of a country in crisis
Saturday 01 June 2013
French study finds higher incidence in elderly people who have had operations
Thursday 30 May 2013
83-year-old travelled to Swiss clinic with family
Wednesday 15 May 2013
David Cameron plans to use Britain’s presidency of the G8 leading industrialised nations to spearhead a new international drive to boost dementia research.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Whether it's pedalling through Dorset or from John O'Groats to Land's End, we look at the best ways to raise money and keep fit
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Veteran actor Arnold Peters, who was known for his role as Jack Woolley in The Archers for more than 30 years, has died at the age of 87.
Why the object of exercise is not just a physical one: Regular exercise lowers depression risk by up to 30 per cent
Sunday 12 May 2013
Just 10 minutes’ brisk walking can improve your emotional state, according to a report being released by the Mental Health Foundation to mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week.
Campaigners brand police plan to fit dementia patients with GPS tracking devices to reduce costly call-outs as 'inhumane'
Tuesday 30 April 2013
The tracking device can be worn around patients’ necks, clipped to belts and attached to house keys and features a button which would allow its wearer to speak to a 24-hour call centre
Sunday 28 April 2013
Thousands of Britain’s most vulnerable elderly people face rising bills and the prospect of forced relocation from struggling care homes, because record numbers of providers are slipping into administration.
Friday 19 April 2013
With 65 per cent of us likely to know a sufferer, products are being devised to help patients
Wednesday 17 April 2013
The routine screening of all elderly patients for dementia would be a “disaster” as the stigma and anxiety caused by being diagnosed before symptoms appear could greatly outweigh any benefits, an expert has warned.
Monday 08 April 2013
The Margaret-Denis partnership was always the key relationship in the Thatcher family. Denis Thatcher was the ultimate Thatcherite: an old-fashioned businessman who, in his sixties, cast aside many of his ingrained instincts to rise to the challenge of acting as consort to the UK’s first woman prime minister.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
People with dementia should be involved in decisions about their care and must be helped to maintain relationships and to participate in their communities, according to official guidance published today.
Saturday 23 March 2013
A poet is working with dementia patients to weave their words into poetry. Susanna Howard, sits with them, often in silence, jotting down whatever words they utter, and then uses only these utterances to put a poem together for her collections, Living Words.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Sleep loss can be an early warning sign of Alzheimer's, new research suggests.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
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