Dr. Alexandre Kalache shares his advice on changing public attitudes towards dementia, how people in lower and middle-income countries can make brain-healthy lifestyle choices.
Dr. Alois Alzheimer described the condition, for the first time, in 1906. Over 100 years since then, Alzheimer’s disease and some other types of cognitive decline remain without a cure but continue to affect more people each year. To understand the status of research and funding in Sweden, SCI spoke with Ms. Liselotte Jansson, Secretory-General of Alzheimerfonden.
What are some ways in which caregivers can ensure a healthier caregiving experience?
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions Sweden is the first organization to support Swedish women’s brain health by participating in the launch of the #BeBrainPowerful Sweden campaign at Dementia Forum X on the 15th of May 2019. ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions, part of the world’s largest lock manufacturers ASSA ABLOY Group, will join panelists at the Royal Palace […]
Did you know that there are over 21.6 million nurses globally, which makes it the largest healthcare profession? Here are some other interesting facts about nursing.
To understand caregiving through the eyes of a young woman, we spoke with 21-year-old Jasmine Wiberg who chose caregiving as a summer job for three years.
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 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.
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.
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.