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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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