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Japan's technology leads the way in caring for the elderly

30 October 2019

The acceleration of aging is more remarkable in Japan than elsewhere: more than a quarter of the population is 65 or older.People are living longer and above all, living better. In Japan the newest technologies have inspired public and private sec...

Directional loudspeakers put spotlight on dementia

30 October 2019

In Singapore’s National Design Centre, Audio Spotlight directional sound is the primary feature in an exhibit that shows visitors how people with dementia might perceive sound. The purpose of the exhibit is to make architects and designers a...

How virtual reality is helping people with dementia

4 October 2019

An NHS pilot is seeing if virtual reality could improve the lives of people with dementia, by taking them back in time to relive formative experiences.The Marston Court care home in Oxford, run by The Orders of St John Care Trust, has been trialli...

Young Dementia Annual Conference

20 November 2019

Young People Living with Dementia Conference: Towards equity and excellence in clinical support is an informative and specialised one-day conference.More information and bookings here

East Midlands Dementia Day

17 December 2019

The 5th East Midlands Dementia Day returns by popular demand and is to be held on Tuesday, 17th December 2019.Who should attend? Health & social care professionals, care home managers, inspectors, commissioners & providers, anyone who has ...

Alzheimer's Society Annual Conference 2020

18 May 2020 - 19 May 2020

A jam packed two-day conference programmePeople with dementia and carers sharing their experiencesConference sessions, each focused on a different aspect of dementia care, research and policyParallel sessions covering the latest research updates a...

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