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How smart tech is helping people with dementia

16 July 2019

Mention “dementia research” and most people will think of scientists looking for biomedical ways to diagnose, treat and eventually cure degenerative brain diseases. But there is also a burgeoning research programme that aims to improve...


Helping caregivers of people living with dementia through new technology

16 July 2019

More than 80% of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are cared for at home by family members, usually spouses or partners. These caregivers routinely experience high levels of stress, anxiety and depression while seeing to th...


Virtual reality tool improves carers' understanding of dementia

18 June 2019

A new virtual reality (VR) tool has been launched which aims to improve carers' understanding of the symptoms and challenges of dementia.Alzheimer’s Research UK has joined forces with Bournemouth University to develop the training resour...

International MinD Conference 2019

19 September 2019 - 20 September 2019

Designing with and for People with Dementia: Wellbeing, Empowerment and Happiness is the International Conference 2019 of the MinD Consortium, the DRS Special Interest Group on Behaviour Change and the DRS Special Interest Group on Wellbeing and H...


UK Dementia Congress 2019

5 November 2019 - 7 November 2019

The UK Dementia Congress, the most well-loved annual dementia-focused event in the UK and the whole of Europe, returns again. As always we offer an exciting mix of plenary sessions, parallel sessions, interactive workshops, symposia, posters, earl...

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