Dementia is not a natural part of growing old

“Dementia is not a natural part of growing old”

Dementia is a syndrome, typically involving loss of memory, mood changes and problems with thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language and judgement.

The Glasgow Declaration calls for the creation of a European Dementia Strategy, as well as strategies in every European country. EPF supports Alzheimer Europe’s (AE) initiative that aims to achieve real change for people living with dementia in Europe.

Read the full article from the European Patients Forum.

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Cultural awareness improves dementia care for South Asian minorities

This article comes to us from the UK-based news source, The Guardian. You can access the original article by clicking on the title, below.

Cultural awareness improves dementia care for South Asian minorities

Reduced awareness and stigma around mental health can prevent people from the south Asian community accessing dementia care. Continue reading