AARP recently featured an interview with H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden on improving the quality of life for people with dementia.
St. Anna-stift Kroge was awarded with the BPA Quality Award 2015 for implementing the Silviahemmet care Philosophy.
Memory Box! is now released as a communication tool for caregivers, family and friends of people living with dementia. The application contains visual, written and musical inspiration from the 20th century. Memory Box! is launched as a memory aid that supports social interaction. The essence of the functionality of Memory Box! is to deliver conversation [...]
We have launched a campaign to spread a little cheer amongst caregivers all over the world. Join us and share the Christmas joy by thanking a caregiver you know. It could be a friend, a relative or even a neighbour. Let them know how much their care means for you, for our community and our society.
The ApoE4 allele, a variation of a human gene ApoE responsible for transporting cholesterol and other fats through the bloodstream, is linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and impaired cognitive functioning as well as other health issues, like worsening the effects of traumatic brain injury. The risk of Alzheimer’s disease is greater for women [...]
Researchers from Gothenburg University in Sweden have developed a new reference method for standardized measurements that diagnose Alzheimer's disease decades before symptoms appear.
The World Health Organisation has recommended changes on how to formulate our health care policies and how to provide health services in order to cope with the population ageing.
The Alzheimer’s Memory Challenge promotes a different type of fundraising challenge – an educational & mental challenge.
Her father Jan was diagnosed with Frontotemporal lobe dementia.
On the evening of the 21st of September the International Alzheimer day is held at Konserthuset in Stockholm. Researchers from Sweden's leading institutions are represented along with artists whom have had some close experiences from Alzheimer's Disease. During the evening the researchers will discuss the most recent findings and important developments within dementia, there will be performances [...]