What’s new in dementia this week

 

 

 

 

Ireland: General news

 

1. Dementia Hub

 

The Centre of Economic and Social Research in Dementia (CESRD) and Persuasion Republic have developed Dementia Hub Ireland.

 

It is a web-based repository of 15 Atlantic Philanthropies funded projects engaged in innovation in dementia research, practice, policy and care in Ireland over the last decade.

 

To follow and view videos please see https://vimeo.com/user71094160 and http://dementiahubireland.ie/

 

 

Ireland: Dementia in the media this week

 

1. ‘Global dementia experts address NUI Galway researchers

 

http://galwaybayfm.ie/global-dementia-experts-address-nui-galway-researchers/

 

 

Ireland: Upcoming Events   

 

 

1. ‘ Can You See What I See? Exhibition

 

 

Can You See What I See?’ is a series of hand painted illustrations strongly informed by listening to people with dementia and to those who support them; their families, friends and the medical professionals.

 

Visit the exhibition at Tallaght Hospital from 5th November 2017 to 28th February 2018

 

 

 

 

 

2. ‘Can Dementia be prevented’?

 

As part of the 2017 The Psychological Society of Ireland’s Autumn Winter Public Lecture Series, Professor Ian Robertson will present a free lecture ‘Can Dementia Be Prevented’

 

It will take place on Wednesday 13th December at 6.30pm in the JM Synge Theatre, Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin.

 

For more details and bookings please see https://www.psychologicalsociety.ie/event/Can-Dementia-Be-Prevented-part-of-the-2017-PSI-Autumn-Winter-Public-Lecture-Series

 

 

3. Sonas apc Conference 16th and 17th April 2018

 

Sonas apc are now inviting applications for short presentations, interactive workshops and poster presentations for the 10th International Dementia Conference, which takes place on the 16th and 17th of April 2018, in The Helix, DCU, Dublin.

 

For more information please see https://sonasapc.ie/10th-international-dementia-conference/

 

 

UK: Dementia in the media this week

 

1. Want to avoid dementia? Get married, research suggests’

 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/11/28/want-avoid-dementia-get-married-research-suggests/

 

2. Treatment for dementia, arthritis and blindness could be further rationed, health chiefs signal’

 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/11/30/treatment-dementia-arthritis-blindness-could-rationed-health/

 

 

Worldwide: General news

 

1. ‘Being overweight increases your risk for dementia’

 

http://www.timesnownews.com/health/article/being-overweight-increases-your-risk-for-dementia/137276