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From TheJournal.ie 67-year-old Dublin man with dementia missing in Costa del Sol Spain

67-year-old Dublin man with dementia missing in Costa del Sol

Duncan Crozier-Shaw was last seen in the El Corte Inglés Shopping complex in Costa Mijas.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia The Netherlands

Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia

Prosecutors had accused the doctor of failing to properly consult the Alzheimer’s patient in the case in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case The Hague

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case

Prosecutors claim the patient may have had second thoughts about dying.

From TheJournal.ie A garden in the Bloom Festival is a space where people with dementia can reminisce Opinion

A garden in the Bloom Festival is a space where people with dementia can reminisce

The garden offers a positive and enjoyable experience for people with dementia by rekindling fond memories, writes Kathy Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Share the caring duties and taking an active role: Enjoying Christmas with a loved one who has dementia Advice

Share the caring duties and taking an active role: Enjoying Christmas with a loved one who has dementia

The Public Health Agency has issued some advice for those with dementia and their carers this Christmas period.

From The42 'He failed my Dad, it's heartbreaking': Sutton calls on Taylor to stand down CTE

'He failed my Dad, it's heartbreaking': Sutton calls on Taylor to stand down

The former Celtic striker delivered an emotional address on BT Sport.

From TheJournal.ie New study suggests that diabetes medicine could be used to reduce effects of Alzheimer's disease Dementia

New study suggests that diabetes medicine could be used to reduce effects of Alzheimer's disease

It’s believed that targeting the brain’s capillary system could have beneficial effects for Alzheimer’s patients.

From TheJournal.ie High Court rules detention of woman with dementia whose son threatened to kill her is lawful Courts

High Court rules detention of woman with dementia whose son threatened to kill her is lawful

The court previously heard that the woman’s son had been secretly recorded threatening and verbally abusing her.

From TheJournal.ie Number of people with dementia set to double but stigma 'leading to delayed diagnosis' Memory Loss

Number of people with dementia set to double but stigma 'leading to delayed diagnosis'

The number of people with dementia in Ireland is expected to increase from 55,000 currently to 113,000 by 2036.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving Serious Concerns

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving

One of the patients set off a fire alarm and has severe paranoia.

From TheJournal.ie Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia Research

Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia

People who don’t drink in midlife have been found to have a 45% higher risk of dementia.

From TheJournal.ie Mid-life anxiety may be linked to dementia in later life Mental Health

Mid-life anxiety may be linked to dementia in later life

The study does not say if active treatment could curb the risk.

From TheJournal.ie 'Like a candle in the darkness' - Researchers need volunteers to help spot dementia years before symptoms start Dementia

'Like a candle in the darkness' - Researchers need volunteers to help spot dementia years before symptoms start

Around 55,000 people in Ireland suffer from the illness.

From TheJournal.ie How your eyes can say if you'll have memory problems in later life It's In The Eyes

How your eyes can say if you'll have memory problems in later life

A new study has pinpointed how changes in the blood vessels in your eyes could point to problems later.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia Premature Deaths

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia

In a new study, the majority of early-onset dementia diagnoses were related to chronic heavy drinking.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's absolutely like minding a child': Nora Owen on caring for her husband with dementia Care

'It's absolutely like minding a child': Nora Owen on caring for her husband with dementia

Owen spoke to Marian Finucane this morning about the progression of her husband’s condition.

From TheJournal.ie Irish researchers looking to develop wearable device for dementia patients who wander Dementia

Irish researchers looking to develop wearable device for dementia patients who wander

Dementia is on the rise, with approximately 55,000 sufferers in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'I went into a bit of a depression': How an Alzheimer's diagnosis can upend a family's life Understand Together

'I went into a bit of a depression': How an Alzheimer's diagnosis can upend a family's life

A new campaign is highlighting the important role friends and family can have in helping a loved one care for someone with dementia.

From TheJournal.ie There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia - Trinity study Neuroscience

There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia - Trinity study

The study’s lead researcher has called for more research to examine whether the treatment of hearing loss can decrease the chances of developing dementia.

From The42 15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders Finally

15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders

The governing body first committed to exploring the topic in 2002.

From The42 Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers Head Games

Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers

With heading linked to dementia, there are calls for it to be outlawed in underage games.

From TheJournal.ie Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors Brain Training

Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors

The trial studied nearly 3,000 older people.

From TheJournal.ie 'We know the damage diabetes can do to our bodies, but not to our minds' World Diabetes Day

'We know the damage diabetes can do to our bodies, but not to our minds'

One third of people were unaware of the link between the condition and dementia.

From The42 'It was like a freight train came and hit us and we really didn't see it coming' The Blue Eyed Boy

'It was like a freight train came and hit us and we really didn't see it coming'

Jimmy Conway, former Republic of Ireland international and best-known for his time with Fulham, has been battling dementia for a decade.

From TheJournal.ie Living with dementia: 'Do I hide it or be straight? I went with straight. You have to live your life.' Carrying On This post contains videos

Living with dementia: 'Do I hide it or be straight? I went with straight. You have to live your life.'

Two dementia sufferers are telling their stories as part of a new HSE awareness campaign.

From TheJournal.ie The world's richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt, has died aged 94 L'Oreal Heiress

The world's richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt, has died aged 94

Bettencourt was declared unfit to run her own affairs in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia The Long Walk Home

From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia

Eamonn Donnelly and his friend Sepp Tieber are currently making their way across England.

From TheJournal.ie In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later Much Higher Risk

In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later

At the end of the long-term study, 97.4% of participants had developed dementia.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're giving up everything and they don't want to get on with you. It was hard to bite my lip and keep going' Dementia Carers

'You're giving up everything and they don't want to get on with you. It was hard to bite my lip and keep going'

Over 180,000 people in Ireland are currently or have been carers for a family member or partner with dementia.

From TheJournal.ie 'People have no idea how isolating caring can be': Study shows high levels of depression among dementia carers Caring

'People have no idea how isolating caring can be': Study shows high levels of depression among dementia carers

It is the largest study undertaken in Ireland to examine the health and wellbeing of people caring for their spouse with dementia.

From TheJournal.ie One 'diet drink' a day could increase risk of dementia and strokes - seven-year study Artificial Sweeteners

One 'diet drink' a day could increase risk of dementia and strokes - seven-year study

Authors of the study are advising that more research be conducted into the effects of sugary and artificially sweetened drinks.

From The42 Footballers more likely to get brain damage from blows to the head - study Dementia

Footballers more likely to get brain damage from blows to the head - study

The researchers looked at 14 retired players who had started playing and heading the ball in childhood or their early teens.

From The42 Family of ex-Ireland star Jimmy Conway say his dementia was caused by heading the ball Claim

Family of ex-Ireland star Jimmy Conway say his dementia was caused by heading the ball

He was part of the Fulham team that were runners-up in the 1975 FA Cup.

From TheJournal.ie A new study suggests living near a busy road could increase your chances of dementia Research

A new study suggests living near a busy road could increase your chances of dementia

The study found no link between traffic exposure and Parkinson’s disease or multiple sclerosis.

From TheJournal.ie Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs dies at age of 86 Manuel This post contains videos

Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs dies at age of 86

He had been suffering from dementia since 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Know someone with dementia? Here are 5 ways to reach out to them Sponsored By HSE

Know someone with dementia? Here are 5 ways to reach out to them

Anyone can get dementia, but everyone can help by understanding more.

From TheJournal.ie Robin Williams' widow has described "the terrorist inside my husband's brain" Heartbreaking

Robin Williams' widow has described "the terrorist inside my husband's brain"

At the time of Williams’ death in 2014 he was suffering from a form of dementia known as Lewy body disease.

Monty Python's Michael Palin has spoken movingly of Terry Jones after his dementia diagnosis

The 74-year-old has been diagnosed with a form of dementia that affects his ability to communicate.

From TheJournal.ie What should you do if you or a family member has dementia? Here's some advice from an expert Day To Day Living

What should you do if you or a family member has dementia? Here's some advice from an expert

Edel O’Connell from The Alzheimer Society of Ireland gives advice about ways to manage and live with dementia.

From TheJournal.ie Construction gets underway on Ireland's first village for people with dementia Bruff

Construction gets underway on Ireland's first village for people with dementia

The company behind the development said it will “change the face of dementia care in Ireland”.

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