PFA backs call to make dementia in football an industrial disease

The Alzheimer’s Society on Monday posted a message of thanks to Sir Bobby and his family…

The new charity single that will help dementia sufferers in lockdown

When memory goes, and it is often gradually and sometimes spasmodically, words can become a jumble.…

Sir Bobby Charlton diagnosed with dementia

Sir Bobby Charlton, England’s revered 1966 World Cup winner who is widely recognised as the country’s…

Elderly should live in areas with fewer crossroads to reduce risk of getting lost, dementia study finds

PhD student Vaisakh Puthusseryppady, from UEA’s Norwich Medical School, said: “We think this is because each…

Epigenetic clock could shed light on brain ageing’s link to dementia

Scientists have developed a clock that could provide insights into how accelerated ageing in the brain…

Cold water swimming ‘could help protect from dementia’

Swimming in cold water could help to protect the human brain from dementia, a study involving…

Alan Jarvis died from dementia caused by heading footballs, inquest finds

Alan Jarvis, the former Wales and Everton midfielder, has become only the second player after Jeff…

Dementia patient restrained by security guards 18 times to be forcibly treated

A dementia patient was restrained by security guards 18 times so he could be forcibly treated,…

an agonising search for two dementia sufferers

A person is reported missing in the UK every two minutes. Many are older people living…

My mother-in-law has dementia and plans to move in… but I don’t want to be a carer. What should I do?

Dear A&E,  I love my mother-in-law dearly. She helped raise the children, supported me through losing…