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Posted by DSDC Team, on 2nd February
Laura Paton is taking part in 17 events during 2017 to raise money for the Dementia Services Development Trust. Here is Laura's first update: January has seen me attempt challenge number 1 of 17...
by Vikki McCall
What do we understand as a good life in our later years? This is the central question in a current research project, 30 community researchers across...
by Wendy Perry
Our brain is amazing. Each day as we move through the world our brain guides our movement, our cognitive actions, and our understanding of the...
by Prof. Emma Reynish
The wear and tear of everyday life gradually has an impact on our bodies. The likelihood of experiencing pain increases with advancing years due to...
by Martin Quirke
Most of us give little thought to how much signage supports us in our daily lives but, particularly for people with dementia, well designed and well...
by Prof. Emma Reynish
Does your company or organisation produce or deliver assistive technology products for people living with dementia? The University of Stirling...
by Wendy Perry
Sexuality and dementia can be a taboo topic. I was reading up on the research around sexuality and dementia for a course we are launching this year...

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