News & Views: Tag: Dementia
September is World Alzheimer’s Month.  Although this has been an annual campaign since 2012,  awareness of Alzheimer’s disease is especially important at present because people with Alzheimer’s disease may be acutely affected by COVID-19, not only in terms of managing the symptoms of dementia in a changing healthcare environment but also with …
To raise awareness of the devastating impact of dementia, Amanda looks at the diverse symptoms and issues faced by people affected by the disease – particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic – and what we can all do to help ourselves and others.
Can you imagine waking up in a house unrecognisably new to you every morning for the rest of your life? Not being able to find your kitchen to make a cup of tea? Not being able to recognise your loved ones? Most of us cannot conceive these situations, but they are the reality for millions of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) worldwide.