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Photo project to mark World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer’s Day is to be held on September 21st and to mark the event a special photography project has been commissioned this year. Organised by the Alzheimer’s Society, people affected by dementia have recreated old photographs of themselves to encourage others to join the Alzheimer’s Society’s fundraising Memory Walks. It is thought that old […]

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Robotic pets can bring comfort and joy

Robotic pets are becoming a more and more common sight in care homes across the country as evidence mounts that these furry companions really do have the capacity to improve the well-being of people living with dementia.  Research studies at 3 separate universities in the UK have produced encouraging results with the robotic pets being […]

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