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Posted: May 28, 2014

The Right to Live with Dignity

Ann Pascoe

A speech at the NHS Highland Annual Event at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness on September 5th 2012, highlighting the need to make Scotland’s Dementia Strategy work for families in rural areas.

Posted: May 28, 2014

Nature Assisted Health Foundation

Joop Van Hezik

Green environments can play an important role in enhancing the health of human beings. The Nature Assisted Health Foundation (NAHF) is a non-profit organisation that aims to make optimum use of the opportunities that green environments offer to enhance the quality of living.

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Posted: May 28, 2014

Meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s: Minnesota State Plan

Olivia Mastry

ACT on Alzheimer’s was one of three locale-specific efforts nationwide to participate in the April 29 meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services of the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA).

Posted: May 28, 2014

A close shave: masculinity and bodywork in dementia care

Sarah Campbell

This snapshot focuses on a doctoral study at the University of Manchester which is situated within a larger ESRC funded study, ‘The Hair and Care Project’, which seeks to explore the relationship between appearance and personal identity for people with dementia. It was published in the Graduate Journal of Social Science, 9(3), pp. 87.

Posted: May 27, 2014

World Alzheimer Report 2012 (Summary Sheet)

Nicole Batsch

While public awareness of the existence of dementia has increased, that has not, as yet, led to a greater acceptance of individuals who are coping with dementia. The World Alzheimer Report 2012, published by Alzheimer’s Disease International, looks at overcoming the stigma of dementia.

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Posted: May 27, 2014

World Alzheimer Report 2012: Overcoming the stigma of dementia

Nicole Batsch

The World Alzheimer Report 2012, released on 21 September 2012 by Alzheimer’s Disease International, shares results from a worldwide survey conducted with people with dementia and carers on their personal experiences of stigma.