Latest news on Dementia research, etc
This page will hopefully keep you up to date with the latest news regarding all things Dementia oriented. They will appear in date order with the newest items first.
One-third of British people born in 2015 'will develop dementia'. - The Guardian
Alzheimer's could be the most catastrophic impact of junk food. - The Guardian
Elderly missing out on £5 billion of means tested benefit - The Blackdown Healthy Living Centre
A trip down memory lane. - Western Morning News
More people with Down's syndrome developing dementia. - Channel 4 News
Dementia: does childhood hold clues to who'll suffer? Saga Magazine
Dementia research - The state must do more - Timesonline
Dementia Friendly Communities
Various bodies, both government and others are promoting the setting up of dementia friendly communities. To see what's involved and how you can be part of it, go to our dementia friendly communities page. You can also read this PDF document (1.5MB)
Service Above Self
It is with much pleasure that we announce that the Chair of REPoD, Dr. Geri Parlby, has been awarded the 'Rotary International Service above Self Award' for her outstanding contributions to the REPoD effort over the 6 years since its inception. We feel that all who know her will feel that this award was well deserved.
Hands across the water
The REPoD message is spreading and not just within the UK. Read this email extract from a couple in Washington DC.
Funding dementia research
The government has announced an increase into funding dementia research. Dementia research funding set to rise to £66m by 2015. - BBC News web site
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