AARP recently featured an interview with H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden on improving the quality of life for people with dementia.

”I know there is a great sadness to see the person you love fade away more and more. Therefore, greater knowledge of dementia has become a mission for me, and I hope that it will be widely recognized that this is a disease that must be shouldered by the entire society. ”

AARP is a nonprofit interest organization for people over 50 with more than 37 million members. The article is published in the latest issue of AARPs publication ”The Journal”, an international publication that addresses health and financial security issues facing a global aging population.

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Photo: Rosie Alm, The Royal Court, Sweden