From Gene Wilder to slow shopping, we take a look at what’s been going on in the world of dementia news on Unforgettable over the past week.

Tovertafel: Creating magic for people with dementia

John Ramsay explains how an innovative light display product, created by a Dutch inventor is helping to engage people with dementia.

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Willy Wonka star Gene Wilder dies from dementia complications

The actor, who created many iconic roles, died at his Connecticut home, aged 83, while surrounded by family.

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‘Slow Shopping’ trial launched for elderly and those with dementia

Sainsbury’s supermarket chain is once again leading the way in creating a dementia-friendly shopping experience.

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Scientists say new drug ‘may stop Alzheimer’s from ever developing’

A revolutionary new treatment for Alzheimer’s was announced this week and has been described as offering hope to millions of people struggling with the disease. We take a look behind the headlines to examine the evidence.

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Bank will offer customers with dementia financial support through helpline

The Nationwide is offering a dedicated phone service to customers with a mental illness or dementia.

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