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Auckland :: New Zealand | over 3 years ago

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One important way to achieve this is to better support those who care for their older people with dementia at home...Alzheimers New Zealand, the lead body for the dementia sector supports Minister Ryall's acknowledgement of the needs of better

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Regina :: Canada | over 3 years ago

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When Robin Shawanoo does memory tests for dementia in the Onedia Nation of the Thames, he asks people to name the similarities between corn and squash. His colleagues in neighbouring London, Ont., have people compare a watch and a ruler. The subtle

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London :: United Kingdom | over 3 years ago

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Fewer than half of the UK's estimated 750,000 dementia sufferers actually receive a diagnosis of the illness, and many are missing out on the benefits of new medications which can slow its development, the Alzheimer's Society has said. However, the

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London :: United Kingdom | over 3 years ago

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Dementia checks at 75 urged by Alzheimer's Society Health Correspondent, BBC News 750,000 people in the UK have dementia, the Alzheimer's Society says The NHS should offer checks for dementia when people reach 75, a leading health charity says. The

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Calgary :: Canada | over 3 years ago

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The Canadian Press People think at night, Maybe I can lock them in,' but it's really unsafe, said Ms...The death of a 66-year-old woman found frozen on a Scarborough sidewalk early Monday morning has shone a glaring light on the worst nightmare of

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Leeds :: United Kingdom | over 3 years ago

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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia will look at how funds could be spent more effectively. Dementia care in the UK is currently estimated to cost £20bn a year, and is likely to rise to around £27bn by 2018. The group highlights existing

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London :: United Kingdom | over 3 years ago

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The true scale of the disease is being hidden because doctors are failing to diagnose the disease and sufferers are reluctant to seek medical help. Latest NHS statistics show that 249,463 people in England have been formally diagnosed with dementia

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London :: United Kingdom | over 3 years ago

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Analysis of death certificates between 2001 and 2009 reveals that conditions such as Alzheimer's disease account for 15 per cent of deaths in England. Two-thirds of victims died in nursing or residential care homes and a third in hospital. The study

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London :: United Kingdom | over 3 years ago

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Curb dangerous chemical cosh drugs for dementia victims' Last updated at 2:06 AM on 26th October 2010 An alliance backed by the government has promised to cut back on the use of dangerous 'chemical cosh' drugs for dementia sufferers An alliance

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Sydney :: Australia | almost 4 years ago

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Sue Pieters-Hawke is sharing her experiences of caring for her mother, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, as part of Carers Week. The campaign includes events across the state aimed at highlighting the issues that face nearly 70,000 carers in

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