• Dementia And Us

    Megan discusses what it was like growing up with loved ones who have dementia, and how to spread awareness of the condition....
  • The Reading Aloud Scheme

    Take one: June 2016  University open day, a room in Portland Building that I do not think exists anymore, tote bags everywhere. Adam Rounce is giving a talk about something and the only thing I will remember is my maths-degree father laughing at a very literature-degree joke about Tess...
  • The story of Mrs F: how music therapy can benefit individuals with dementia, one memory at a time

    How can dementia be treated? Can only pharmaceutical drugs improve the livelihoods of those with a dementia diagnosis? Or are there other interventions that are effective in treating the symptoms of dementia? Dementia is not an illness itself, but is a syndrome where two or more cognitive capacities decline,...
  • Arts Investigates: Arts And Dementia

    Dementia is an “umbrella term” describing a set of symptoms including memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. It is often the result of brain damage caused by certain diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s dementia is the most common type of dementia, and is a progressive disease...
  • Sea Hero Quest and Dementia Research

    Sea Hero Quest is currently #14 on the App Store free apps list and for good reason. Whilst not only being an enjoyable time passer of a mobile game, it also helps researchers learn about how the brain works which will be used to help dementia research and future...