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Digital Story Telling Creates Moments of Happiness for People with Dementia

Elly Park, Assistant Clinical Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, University of Alberta talks about the findings...

How can Dementia Friends help?

The Dementia Friends Program of SCARF (Schizophrenia Research Foundation) is a unique initiative aimed to create...

Life Flows on Through all the Tumult

Vishaal Nityanand, a young filmmaker, ploughed his own money and full commitment to make Life Flows On, a movie on...

Stanford Medicine: Arts and Humanities in Medicine

The world of medicine is beginning to increasingly acknowledge the potential of expressive arts therapies such as art,...

5 Challenges of Dementia Care in Gujarat

Dementia is difficult. Absence of diagnosis, counselling and support makes matters worse. Basic awareness and services...

People with dementia should continue to live with respect and dignity in the community

Jason Foo, the CEO of ADA (Alzheimer’s Disease Association), Singapore, shares his views on the rising levels of the...

Why do we need Dementia Friendly Communities

Dr. Sridhar Vaitheswaran explains how supporting a person with dementia effectively in a dementia friendly community...

Remember Me - The Unheard Cry for Help

Every three seconds one person in the world develops dementia. Dr Amit Dias, an epidemiologist and geriatrician who is...

Dementia Friendly Communities are essential to offer societal support to those affected

Dr Sudhir Kumar, a consultant with specialisation in old age psychiatry and neuropsychiatric disorders discusses...

Palliative care in Kerala - lessons and answers

With a palliative care policy formulated in 2008, Kerala has become a path-breaker and a model for the rest of the...

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