Dementia

Can risks of dementia be avoided?

For more than 12 years author Angela Caughey took care of her husband, who had dementia. Following on the international success of Dealing Daily with Dementia, and How to Communicate with Someone Who Has Dementia, she turns her focus to the wider questions of the brain’s development in her latest book A Better …

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World failing to address dementia challenge: World Health Organization

Only a quarter of countries worldwide have a national policy, strategy, or plan for supporting people with dementia and their families. That is according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) ‘Global status report on the public health response to dementia’ which was released earlier this month, coinciding with World Alzheimers Month.

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Our latest Where from Here handbook proves a timely resource for older kiwis

Where from Here is all about empowering people to journey through this stage of life by giving them the tools needed to make decisions that are right for them.

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Modifying your risk of dementia

Think of your brain as `Headquarters’ – the control room where all the core functions for your body and mind come from. It doesn’t get a holiday or take time out, it’s always “on”, working 24/7, taking care of your thoughts, breathing, movement and senses even while you’re asleep.

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The latest Where from Here handbook is out now

The release of the latest Where from Here He Ara Whakamua handbook – which covers the Upper South Island – marks more than 30 years of what is commonly referred to as the “older person’s bible.”

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