Dementia

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Six lifestyle choices to slow memory decline named in 10-year study
Over-60s who combined more healthy lifestyle choices enjoyed most benefit, found Beijing researchers

Andrew Gregory Health editor

25, Jan, 2023 @11:30 PM

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Owner of UK care home group paid himself £21m despite safety concerns
Exclusive: ‘Eye-watering’ pay for Gordon Sanders comes despite inspectors finding multiple breaches of rules at his firm’s homes

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

17, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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HRT ‘potentially important’ in reducing women’s dementia risk
Research suggests hormone replacement therapy may reduce risk of Alzheimer’s in some women

Andrew Gregory Health editor

14, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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How to sort out the crisis engulfing dementia care | Letters
Letters: Sarah McClinton, Les Bright and Jeremy Seymour on the pressures facing the care home sector

04, Jan, 2023 @6:37 PM

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Why everyday stress could be the key to a healthy old age
Research indicates that low-level stress from moderate exercise or work can enhance our cognitive and physical abilities in later life

David Cox

01, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Archbishops’ inquiry to call for better dementia support in community
The church leaders’ commission will recommend more resources to make society ‘welcoming and safe’ for those affected

Robert Booth

30, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Dementia village in Warwick is a pioneer in person-centred care
Woodside is modelled on a Dutch facility that connects residents to normal life and improves wellbeing

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

30, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Means testing and lack of staff shape how England’s dementia patients are treated
Low pay, limited training, temporary staff and cross-subsidising creating worse conditions, after government’s failure to ‘fix social care’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

28, Dec, 2022 @4:49 PM

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‘Very grim’: daughter criticises Surrey care home over father’s death
Home where Robert spent his last months was one of hundreds in England whose ratings fell after inspection this year

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

28, Dec, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Dementia patients in England facing ‘national crisis’ in care safety
Exclusive: Nearly one in 10 care homes that offer dementia support reported on by inspectors in 2022 were given worst rating

Robert Booth and Pamela Duncan

28, Dec, 2022 @4:29 PM

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Dolphins may suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, say researchers in Scotland
Bottlenose dolphin, a long-finned pilot whale and a third species found to have markers of the degenerative disease

Patrick Barkham

19, Dec, 2022 @6:34 PM

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Study reveals footballers more likely to have worse brain health after age of 65
Groundbreaking research that compared former players to the general population shows the delayed impact repeatedly heading footballs can have

Sean Ingle

09, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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