From Michael Bublé to a CQC report, we take a look at what’s been going on in the world of dementia news on Unforgettable over the past week.
Michael Bublé opens up about grandmother: ‘We lost her to Alzheimers’
The singing superstar speaks publicly about his beloved grandmother’s battle with dementia.
Click here to read the story.
Dementia at 34: ‘I’m still the same guy, just a bit more forgetful’
Chris Graham was diagnosed with a rare form of early onset Alzheimer’s at only 34. Six years later, he continues living life to the full, even cycling 16,000 miles around America and Canada to raise money – and awareness – of dementia. Here, Chris shares his remarkable story with Unforgettable.
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Church of England to create dementia-friendly services
For many with dementia, going to church can be a gateway to unlocking memories, and now the Anglican church is to re-examine its services to make them more suitable for those with the condition.
Find out more here.
New list drawn up on environmental factors for dementia risk
Scottish researchers have created a list of specific environmental factors that could increase the risk of dementia.
To discover what is on the list, click here.
New info video from ARUK voiced by Game of Thrones actor
Welsh actor Iwan Rheon has leant his voice to an animated video by Alzheimer’s Research UK explaining the different types of dementia.
To watch the video click here.
Adult social care is reaching a crisis point, warns CQC
The Care Quality Commission have said that escalating pressure on demand, access and costs mean the adult care sector in England is becoming unsustainable.
Read more about this here.
YoungDementia UK launches dedicated network for all affected
Our charity partner, which supports those affected by early-onset dementia, has recently launched their Network.
Find out more about this here.