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Coronavirus and dementia: Useful information

Date: 25 March 2020 - 25 September 2020

Here are some useful articles to help people living with dementia and their carers deal with the coronavirus outbreak.Coronavirus: Information for people affected by dementia - Alzheimer's Society websiteCoronavirus (COVID-19): information for...

Dementia research institute to double U.K. coronavirus testing

Date: 25 March 2020 - 25 July 2020

While science groups worldwide are grappling with the logistics of shutting down to comply with the social distancing required to slow the spread of COVID-19, neurodegenerative disease researchers are asking how they can help. And help they can. O...

Wearable to spot Alzheimer's being developed

Date: 25 March 2020 - 25 May 2020

An ambitious project to develop a wearable device to detect early signs of Alzheimer's disease has been launched.The Early Detection of Neurodegenerative diseases (Edon) is being spearheaded by charity Alzheimer's Research UK.It will initi...

Graduate’s app aims to help carers of people with dementia

Date: 25 February 2020 - 25 April 2020

Carers of people with dementia often struggle with their own well-being, but a new app developed by a former Edinburgh University student aims to improve their health and reduce stress levels.Called CogniCare, it is already receiving positive feed...

'You're a good dog': Robo-pup helps people with dementia

Date: 25 February 2020 - 25 April 2020

Jennie the robotic dog has sensors and voice control to interact with people and her behaviour is customisable via a phone app.She is used as part of live animal therapy for people living with dementia.Watch the video on the BBC News website.

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