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.
Medical researchers are hoping to bust some of the myths and mystery surrounding clinical trials in an effort to get more much-needed volunteers.
Dementia experts have claimed that smaller hospitals should do more to ensure a friendly environment for sufferers.
An elderly widower who was diagnosed with dementia after his wife was hit by a car said discovering the latest technology has given him a new lease of life.
An Ullapool visual arts centre has been awarded a year’s funding for a project to make the village a “dementia friendly community.”
A barren plot of land in a Speyside village has been transformed into a haven for the senses following a massive gardening project.
A north health board is using music to help stimulate memories of dementia sufferers.
An urgent appeal has been issued for information to help trace an 87-year-old man reported missing from his Banchory home.
An army of unruly gnomes have been sent on expeditions from a Moray hospital to raise awareness of dementia.
There will be glitter galore as Aberdeenshire’s answer to a TV dancing show takes place tonight.
A Moray artist has unveiled a series of paintings inspired by dementia sufferers’ battles to cope with the effects of the illness.
Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston appears in a new film for a campaign addressing people’s misconceptions about dementia.
North-east care home staff are slower to care for patients with dementia because they are ‘less able to complain’
A report has found that staff at a Portsoy care home are less quick to care for patients with dementia because they are “less able to complain”.
A new kind of antipsychotic has been found to relieve terrifying and disturbing symptoms suffered by millions of people with Alzheimer’s disease worldwide.
Everyone has a song or a collection of tracks which has perhaps seen them through some of the toughest periods in life. From music discovered during teenage years right through to songs carefully chosen for the final goodbye at funerals, music has the power to evoke emotion and define people across the decades.
Motor racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart said curing dementia deserves the same “urgency” is put into designing better Formula One cars.
A group of Moray youngsters have welcomed the first batch of retirees taking up residence in a new housing complex.
The first tenants at a new £6million care complex in Moray are expected to start moving in next month.
A project to help those who have been identified as having early to middle stages of dementia has received a major financial boost.
A new housing development for elderly people – including specially built flats for dementia sufferers - has been completed in Elgin.