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Living with Dementia

Dementia Care

More support for dementia sufferers in Norfolk and Suffolk

Two Norfolk hospitals are to receive support from a specialist team of dementia workers as part of a series of steps being taken to improve care for people with the condition in this region.

The news comes at the start of Dementia Awareness Week and as it was revealed that a snapshot look at… More support for dementia sufferers in Norfolk and Suffolk   

Call for better dementia care

Family and friends of people with dementia must ensure their loved ones are getting the specialist care they need, a Banstead-based charity has said.

The call from the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society comes after a Royal College of Psychiatrists report revealed that two thirds of hospital staff say they have not been trained sufficiently… Call for better dementia care   

Dementia care offered by Aging Care

Aging Care Connections will offer two dementia care classes beginning in March.

The first is a five-session class for caregivers of individuals with late stage Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias.

The sessions will take place on Wednesdays beginning March 7 and ending on April 4 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at… Dementia care offered by Aging Care   

UCLA Launches Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program

Alzheimer’s disease affects an estimated 5.4 million people in the U.S., some 480,000 of them in California. Nearly half of all people 85 and older will be stricken with the disease. The overall burden of dementia is still higher, with Alzheimer’s accounting for only 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases.

Yet as devastating… UCLA Launches Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program   

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