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How long does it take to develop Alzheimer's?

Researchers in Australia have made a breakthrough of their own that could enable doctors to diagnose dementia much earlier than was previously possible.

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Technology will make life easier for people living with dementia

While the kind of specialised dementia care services offered by Sunrise Senior LivingĀ are catered to the unique needs of people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, new technological developments could make it easier for people to live more comfortably in their own homes.

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Thousands support Alzheimer's Society through Memory Walks

Fundraising and highlighting the importance of research into dementia are two of Alzheimer's Society's main objectives, and recently, thousands of people across the country came out in support of the charity by participating in memory walks.

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Helping people with dementia communicate through art

As this week is "Art of Sunrise" week at our assisted living communities, now is an ideal time to consider how art can help people with dementia unlock their communication skills and express themselves.

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Angela Rippon kicks off Memory Walk in London's Battersea Park

Recently, former news broadcaster and author Angela Rippon lent her support to the Alzheimer's Society by kicking off a Memory Walk from London's Battersea Park.

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Japanese scientists make Alzheimer's research breakthrough

According to Alzheimer's Research UK, scientists in Japan have made what appears to be a major breakthrough in the early diagnosis of dementia.

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'Gatsby' star supports Alzheimer's Society

When it comes to raising awareness of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, a little star power can go a long way. Actress Carey Mulligan dazzled audiences the world over in Baz Luhrmann's star-studded adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby," and she recently embarked on a charity fundraising event to support the Alzheimer's Society.

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Sunrise of Bassett raises funds for Alzheimer's Society

Sunrise care homes aren't your typical nursing home - they also like to be a part of the communities in which their homes are located. Reaching out to the community and raising awareness of dementia and its impact are just two of our priorities at Sunrise, as a recent fundraising event demonstrated. Earlier this month, Sunrise Senior Living of Bassett organised a "memory walk" to raise money for the Alzheimer's Society and promote awareness of dementia.

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