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Dementia Affects More Women (Infographic)

Studies estimate that there are twice as many women living with dementia than men. The following infographic highlights some of the reasons for this.

March 4th, 2019|

This Month, We’ll Be Celebrating Women!

March is the month of celebrating women. Thus, this month we have decided to focus on issues around women’s brain health; such as underrepresentation in medical research, having a higher probability of being affected by symptoms of dementia, and getting insights into caregiving and caregivers’ lives.

March 2nd, 2019|

What Does It Take to Build a Home?

In this post, we interview Christer Fällman, founder of Regnbagen, Europe's first LGBTQ home for the elderly. We learn about his mission and the challenges.

February 27th, 2019|

Introducing 5BRAIN, Our New Partner in South Korea!

5BRAIN is SCI’s new National Education Partner in South Korea! Our partnership will aim to support each other’s education and training efforts in South Korea and abroad.

February 25th, 2019|

Addressing the Challenges of Dementia in the Workplace

The medical community's growing ability to diagnose early-onset dementia today has brought the pressing issue of the need to navigate workplace dementia to light. The global workforce is ageing rapidly, and the number of people below the age of 65 with a dementia diagnosis is growing. The question is: are businesses prepared to address the challenges of dementia in the workplace?

February 20th, 2019|

Art for Dementia

In this post, Anu and Simon from our venture team share their experience of a tour at The Ethnography Museum in Stockholm, designed for people living with dementia.

February 13th, 2019|

Sundowning Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Mitigation

In this post we take a closer look at sundowning syndrome, and how organisations around the world are aiding caregivers who provide sundowning support.

January 31st, 2019|

Supporting a loved one with dementia this Christmas

The festive season can be a particularly overwhelming period for both caregivers and people with dementia. Here are 5 things to take note when supporting a loved one with dementia this Christmas.

December 16th, 2018|

Dementia Matters to Everyone (Infographic)

Dementia affects everyone, including the minorities in our societies. We hope that through this simple infographic, we can bring some awareness about dementia -- and more importantly, assistance -- to everyone living with dementia and their caregivers.

December 6th, 2018|

Long-distance dementia advice: from a grandson to his grandfather

Dementia from the eyes of a child. Young J, the son of our colleague, Sophie Lu-Axelsson, spent one week working at Swedish Care International and shares his learning about dementia. He also gave advice to his grandfather, who is currently caring for a loved one with dementia.

December 6th, 2018|