We take a look at what’s been going on in the world of Unforgettable over the past week.

Aricept can reduce nursing home admissions by HALF

A new study has revealed that continued use of the dementia drug Donepezil (Aricept) can significantly increase the chance of people with dementia being able to stay in their own homes.

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Widow of actor Robin Williams blames suicide on Lewy Body Dementia

In her first interview since his death, Susan Williams, wife of the Oscar-winning actor, claims the symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia was one of many factors that led to his suicide.

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What is validation therapy?

It was recently described as a new approach to dementia care but validation therapy has been around for quite some time – you may even be using some of its techniques without realising it.

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Actress Gemma Jones reveals why she took on dementia role

Nearly four million viewers are tuning in to watch her play a woman living with dementia in ITV’s Unforgotten.

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Brain training games can help with everyday tasks as you get older

Researchers have investigated how playing online memory and reasoning games could improve the ability to carry out everyday skills such as shopping and cooking.

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