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Alzheimer's Research UK launch Dementia Explained - helping grandchildren understand

Dementia Explained has been developed by Alzheimer’s Research UK to help children and teenagers understand dementia, how it affects someone and how this could impact their lives. These simple explinations, and clear messages could also help carers and care home residents to explain to their grandchildren what is happening to them, it may also help others with Learning Difficulties living in care homes.

 

Written by Adam Smith on Tuesday November 24, 2015
Category: Dementia - Tags: dementia, alzheimers, children, support, resource, grandchildren




Dementia in the future: what’s in store for our children?

A new analysis has estimated that for every child born this year, one in three can be expected to develop dementia during their lifetime. The finding is revealed on World Alzheimer’s Day, a date that sees people around the globe raise awareness of dementia, and the statistic goes a long way to demonstrate the scale

Written by Kirsty Marais - www.dementiablog.org on Monday September 21, 2015
Categories: Dementia, Government and policy, In the news - Tags: dementia, charity, research