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How Can We Change Public Discourse on Dementia?

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.

September 17th, 2019|

How Can We Find a Cure for Dementia?

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.

September 16th, 2019|

Cognitive Decline and Implant Care

In our third article on oral health, take a closer look at implant care and diseases and how people living with dementia can be supported in taking good care of their implants.

September 10th, 2019|

What Makes Swedish Dementia Care So Good?

In honor of World Physical Therapy Day which is observed on September 8 to raise awareness of the crucial work which physiotherapists do in society, our colleague at Business Growth, Anukriti Banerjee interviewed Patrik Döl, a physiotherapist and the Head of Operations at Villa Basilika. Here she recounts what she learned from the experience. 

September 9th, 2019|

What Does Dementia Look Like in Zambia?

In Zambia, often people living with dementia do not receive adequate care and support. We spoke with one organization which is trying to change that.

September 6th, 2019|

Active Aging for People Living with Dementia

To understand the role of technology in supporting people living with dementia to age actively, we worked with the divisional managers of Östersund and Nyköping municipalities in Sweden.

August 29th, 2019|

Launch of the #BeBrainPowerful Sweden Campaign

Swedish Care International is the official driver of the #BeBrainPowerful Sweden campaign. Take a look at how things are coming along ahead of the launch.

August 27th, 2019|

Press Release | Geras Solutions AB to join the #BeBrainPowerful Sweden Campaign

The launch of the #BeBrainPowerful Sweden campaign was announced on May 15, 2019, at Dementia Forum X. The campaign originates in the United States. It was started by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s and WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s in November 2018 to highlight Alzheimer’s disease with a particular focus on women’s brain health.

Studies have shown that women are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s and […]

August 23rd, 2019|

Making Your Business Dementia Friendly

A dementia-friendly business has three core elements: People, Process, and Place. Each of these elements has to be examined and re-structured carefully in order to create a more inclusive space. Here are some recommendations based on information provided by the Alzheimer's Society, UK.

August 19th, 2019|

Caregiving for Caregivers (Infographic)

What are some ways in which caregivers can ensure a healthier caregiving experience?

July 11th, 2019|