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A memorable Christmas for Sunrise residents

This festive season, many Sunrise communities have been holding special events to mark a magical time of year.

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Poetry can stimulate memories of people living with dementia

It has long been known that listening to music can help people living with dementia recollect moments from their younger years, and this approach has been adopted by many dementia treatment programmes to promote cognitive function in older people.

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Preventative injection for Alzheimer's on the horizon

For people living with dementia, the idea of a simple jab that could effectively prevent the condition from worsening or even developing at all may sound too good to be true.

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Genetic clues to Alzheimer's 'in infancy'

New research suggests that individuals' likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease could be determined as early as infancy.

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Elderly people turning to GPs over loneliness

Loneliness is a serious problem in many communities across the UK, and older people often feel the most isolated. Numerous studies have revealed that many people feel disconnected from their neighbours, and aside from the emotional impact of loneliness, the problem can also result in several physical side effects. The situation has become so serious that some elderly people are turning to their GPs for help.

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The true impact of Alzheimer's disease

As the leaders of the G8 nations convene at Downing Street to discuss ways in which more can be done to tackle the public health impact of dementia, much of the world's attention is focused on this event.

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Alzheimer's brain scan on the NHS announced at G8 dementia summit

According to The Telegraph, Prime Minister David Cameron used the gathering to announce that a new brain scanning technique to identify dementia in older people will be introduced through the NHS.

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Startling dementia statistics released for G8 summit

Dementia experts and advocates for people and their families affected by Alzheimer's disease are preparing for the G8 summit on dementia scheduled to take place at Downing Street in London on 11th December.

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