An Aberdeen community centre has launched a series of toe-tapping events designed to cut down on isolation among pensioners and bring back fond memories of their dance hall days.
Think positively to keep your brain healthy and lower the risk of dementia in older age, experts have said.
Woman who embezzled thousands of pounds instead of paying her 89-year-old mother’s care home bills avoids jail
A woman who embezzled thousands of pounds from her adoptive mother rather than pay the dementia sufferer’s care home costs was described as “a total moral bankrupt”.
Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband has urged people to check for the early signs of dementia in loved ones on Valentine’s Day.
Great British Bake Off star Candice Brown said she is getting energy from sugar as she trains for her first London Marathon, which she is running to raise money for a dementia campaign.
It’s estimated that one in 14 people over 65 will develop dementia in the UK, and Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia affect one in six people over 80 – but did you know that a few simple lifestyle changes can significantly reduce your risk of developing it?
Only one in three adults in the UK believes it is possible to reduce their risk of developing dementia, research suggests.
Less than half of all Scots suffering from dementia are being referred for support when they are diagnosed with the disease, new figures have revealed.
CCTV footage has been released in the search for a missing pensioner with dementia in Renfrewshire.
OPINION: I’m not ignoring you, just wondering what your brain looks like: a scientist’s quest to combat Alzheimer’s
It is an occupational hazard that when I meet new people, whilst I am genuinely interested in what they are saying, a small part of my thoughts stray into wondering what their brain looks like.
Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband has said he cannot leave her by herself anymore because of her Alzheimer’s disease.
Adam Woodyatt, Natalie Cassidy and Jake Wood are among the EastEnders stars running the London Marathon in honour of Dame Barbara Windsor for a dementia campaign.
Hundreds of dementia patients in Scotland under the age of 65 have missed out on a year of free personal care waiting for Frank’s Law to come into effect.
People should look out for signs of depression and dementia among older family members and friends over Christmas, a health chief has said.
I know it's wrong to blame Santa, but I had just bumped into him on a train and now I was stressed out over a children's puzzle of all things.
It was an initiative which sprung from the determination of BBC broadcaster Sally Magnusson to peek through the veil of dementia which had gripped her mother, Mamie.
A website has been launched to trigger memories in people suffering from dementia.
Hundreds of dancing enthusiasts jived their way round the iconic Beach Ballroom in the city yesterday at a special daytime disco.
An NHS Grampian facility has been forced to close its doors because of continuing staff shortages in Aberdeen.
Leading Alzheimer’s researchers met in Aberdeen this week to discuss the best way to prevent the disease.
North-east politicians have raised concerns over the closure of two Aberdeen dementia units due to staffing.
Dementia sufferers and their families could soon be better off with the introduction of an “innovative” new initiative that was developed at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI).
Prison officers at HMP Grampian have been given training on how to cope with people suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Staff shortages at an Aberdeen psychiatric hospital have been holding back and delaying care, an inspection has found.
North-east health bosses have backed the creation of a ground-breaking new care home for dementia sufferers in Kingswells.
Two NHS Highland senior nurse practitioners have been shortlisted for this year’s Scotland’s Dementia Awards.
A north-east town held its first-ever dementia and disability friendly disco yesterday.
A man who lost both his father and father-in-law in the space of a month due to Alzheimer’s has raised enough money to fund a second PhD student dedicated to researching the disease.
Actor Simon Pegg has lent his support to a new dementia awareness campaign by appearing in a video that explains how the condition affects the brain.
A scheme which will ensure police can find missing dementia sufferers as swiftly as possible has been rolled out in the north-east.
Health boards in the north of Scotland are falling behind when it comes to offering support to people diagnosed with dementia, it has emerged.
They are as Scottish as tartan, bagpipes and Highland cows.