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Computer avatars are now able to detect dementia

28 September 2018

A group of researchers from Osaka University and Nara Institute of Science and Technology demonstrated that it was possible to detect dementia from human-agent interaction and conversation. In previous studies, diagnoses were made using neuropsych...


BBC Music website offers dementia lifeline

28 September 2018

Music's ability to soothe the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer's has been known for years.Now, a new BBC website, Music Memories, aims to help by connecting dementia patients with the songs they love.Eventually, it's hoped the site w...

Alzheimer Europe Conference

29 October 2018 - 31 October 2018

This is the 28th Alzheimer Europe Conference, this year organised in collaboration with CEAFA and Fundación Alzheimer España. The theme is 'Making dementia a European priority'.More details here.


UK Dementia Congress 2018

6 November 2018 - 8 November 2018

Organised in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society, the Congress brings together the latest ideas and innovations, as well as providing a unique forum for professionals, experts and people living with dementia to network, learn and share ...


Improving End of Life Care for People with Dementia

12 November 2018

This conference focuses on improving end of life care for people with Dementia. Dementia is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales. In England it is estimated that around 676,000 people have dementia. In the whole of the UK, the numbe...

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