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On SAGE Insight: Description and Burden of Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment

Article title: The Cretan Aging Cohort: Cohort Description and Burden of Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment From American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias® The aim of this study was to explore the burden of dementia in the Cretan … Continue reading

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Dementia, women and sexuality: How the intersection of ageing, gender and sexuality magnify dementia concerns among lesbian and bisexual women

From Dementia There is an emergent awareness that dementia is a gendered issue, disproportionately affecting women compared with men. However, so far very little attention has been given to the fact that this includes lesbian and bisexua1l women.  This paper … Continue reading

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Dementia, women and sexuality: How the intersection of ageing, gender and sexuality magnify dementia concerns among lesbian and bisexual women

From Dementia There is an emergent awareness that dementia is a gendered issue, disproportionately affecting women compared with men. However, so far very little attention has been given to the fact that this includes lesbian and bisexual women.  This paper … Continue reading

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The benefits of group singing activity for dementia sufferers and their caregivers

Investigating group singing activity with people with dementia and their caregivers: Problems and positive prospects From Musicae Scientiae The practice of music therapy has led us to understand that a range of conditions can be treated through music interactions and … Continue reading

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Prediction of 81 million dementia sufferers fuels the artificial nutrition and hydration debate

Artificial nutrition and hydration for patients with advanced dementia: perspectives from medical practitioners in the Netherlands and Australia From Palliative Medicine The incidence of dementia is growing and is expected to double every 20 years. A large proportion of people … Continue reading

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