22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology 25 – 28 May 2014

Age Well – Challenges for individuals and Society The work presented at this Symposium is part of the DSIDC’s Living with Dementia research programme funded by the Atlantic Philanthropies and conducted in The School of Social Work and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin.  The LID programme is committed to empowering and giving voice to … Read more

Symposium on Dementia and Caregiving Friday 23rd May

The Symposium drew on the experience of several expert academics working in the field of ageing, dementia and caregiving. The event was opened by the Provost of Trinity College, Dr Patrick Prendergast who reminded an audience of some 80 people, about the challenges and dilemmas of ageing and dementia.  The key-note speaker was the world … Read more

Workshop with Professor Steve Zarit and Dr Judy Zarit

Interactive Workshop with Professor Steve Zarit and Dr Judy Zarit On Wednesday 21st may, the DSIDC, Trinity College Dublin and the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology hosted a two hour interactive workshop on the topic of respite care at the Royal Irish Academy Dawson Street.  The guest speakers were Professor Steve Zarit, his wife Dr … Read more

Taking Dementia out of the Closet: A World without Stigma

The Dementia Services Information and Development Centre in association with the Alzheimer Society of Ireland are delighted to announce, their hosting an afternoon seminar entitled “Taking Dementia out of the Closet: A World without Stigma” on May 20th between 3.30pm and 6pm, in the Long Room Hub at Trinity College Dublin. The aim of the … Read more

4th National Memory Clinic Conference May 2014

Dementia – More than Memory The 2014 National Memory Clinic Conference jointly hosted by the Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing and the DSIDC was held at the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute on 16th May. The conference was titled ‘Dementia: More than Memory’.  It explored the theme that dementia has many facets including psychiatric and behavioural … Read more