People who have a genetic mutation associated with an increased the risk of dementia may also be twice as likely to have severe coronavirus symptoms, according to new research.
Calls have been made to improve regular input from psychology services on NHS wards for older people with mental illness.
People with dementia are confused by the loss of routine and are seeing their symptoms increase as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a charity.
Care homes could be priced out of sourcing personal protective equipment (PPE) by “unethical” suppliers seeking to cash in on the coronavirus crisus, one English provider has said.
Residents in a care home have reassured worried relatives who cannot visit due to coronavirus regulations that they are safe and well in a series of touching social media messages.
Inflammation in the brain may be more widely linked to several forms of dementia than previously thought, a new study suggests.
A north-east youth football coach has welcomed a ban on heading for primary school children – but says more needs to be done to keep them safe.
Keeping the heart and blood vessels healthy reduces the risk of cognitive decline and dementia, a new report suggests.
A group of students will put their best foot forward in aid of a dementia charity.
Obesity in midlife is linked to a greater risk of dementia later in life for women, but poor diet and lack of exercise are not, new research suggests.
Scientists are hoping a new tool may help provide dementia patients with a clearer picture on life expectancy, allowing their families and doctors to plan the necessary care.
Focused ultrasound may offer a new hope for Alzheimer’s disease treatment, research suggests.
Older people with diabetes and memory problems would benefit from using wearable glucose monitors, a study suggests.
Aberdeen Art Gallery will be one of the city’s most accessible buildings when it reopens next month.
A new care home in Aberdeen will help prevent bed-blocking at a nearby hospital if plans are approved, according to the site’s developer.
John Middleton led a walk for Alzheimer’s two years after his Emmerdale character, who had been diagnosed with dementia, died.
Watching re-runs of classic rugby matches could prove a tonic for older people, NHS England’s director for dementia has said.
The way someone walks could be used to identify the specific type of dementia a patient has, researchers have revealed.
Samuel L Jackson has called for support to end Alzheimer’s disease, the “cruel” condition that ravaged his family.
Dame Barbara Windsor has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to “sort out” dementia care as she prepares to make a rare public appearance – delivering an open letter to 10 Downing Street.
Alan Titchmarsh said gardening can help people living with Alzheimer’s after he featured one of the youngest people in the country to be diagnosed with dementia on his show.
Although the couple were married 12 years ago, Bill’s dementia means he cannot remember the relationship or even his wife’s name.
Two new toolkits to support ethnic minority communities in Aberdeen have been launched.
Intensive blood pressure control may be the key to brain health in later life, scientists say.
Middle-aged adults with healthy hearts have a lower risk of developing dementia later in life, a study suggests.
Being socially active in your fifties and sixties lowers your risk of developing dementia in later life, according to new research.
Nile Rodgers has signed up to help bring music to people suffering from dementia after witnessing how it “transformed” his mother.
Living a healthy lifestyle is associated with offsetting a person’s genetic risk of dementia, according to a new study.
Cameras will follow people living with dementia for two years in a new BBC documentary.
Ex-Coronation Street star Shobna Gulati has called for an end to the stigma around dementia.