A new workshop which shows people what it is like to live with dementia has been launched in Aberdeen.
After sitting down to begin the experiment, I was fitted with goggles which blocked out part of my vision, headphones to drown out sound and plastic gloves to diminish sensation in my hands.
Big-hearted pupils from the Black Isle brought a ray of sunshine to elderly residents by hosting a lunch for them at their school.
The number of people living with dementia in the north-east has increased by more than 44% in the last decade, according to new figures released by NHS Grampian.
A London-based theatre group is teaming up with the city council to run a workshop for people who work with dementia patients.
Aberdeen University researchers have solved a long-standing "puzzle" about Alzheimer's that could help improve diagnosis and treatment.
A new group has been launched to make a north-east town as amenable as it can be for people with a debilitating mental condition.
A nurse left a dementia patient locked in a freezing cold room overnight, a hearing was told.
Residents are being urged to make Moray more friendly to dementia sufferers, after figures revealed that 1,700 locals are living with the condition.
It's a condition which still has no cure, but will affect millions of people in the years ahead.
NHS Grampian has apologised to the family of a dementia sufferer after "serious failings" in her nursing care were identified.
A sickening video has captured the moment three care home staff abuse an elderly dementia patient.
Libraries across Moray are leading a new drive to create dementia friendly communities.
Councillors have approved plans for a new dementia care complex in Elgin, hailing the modern 30-home development as a "sign of the times".
Plans for a modern dementia care complex in Elgin could be approved today.
Depression and exhaustion are common for those caring for loved ones with dementia – so putting your own needs first isn’t selfish, it’s essential Dementia rates are believed to be on the rise, with around 850,000 people in the UK already diagnosed with some form of the condition. The number of people ‘living with’ dementia however is far higher. Because, as with many conditions, it isn’t an illness that only impacts the person who actually has it.
The day Gwen Ramsay was diagnosed with Alzheimer's at the age of only 51 changed her life and those of her family for ever.
A north-east charity has been given £80,000 to help develop activities for those diagnosed with dementia.
A carer has been cleared of assaulting a 94-year-old dementia sufferer at a crisis-hit nursing home in Aberdeen.
It's Christmas Eve and everything is poised for your guests to arrive. But how do you manage if one of your guests, or somebody you share your home with, is living with a more advanced form of dementia?
A senior Aberdeenshire councillor has called for a national debate on the rising cost of care for the elderly.
Staff at an Inverness accountancy firm have raised thousands of pounds for a good cause through a sponsored hike.
A Deeside charity which opened a new £500,000 resource centre earlier this year is already looking to expand its services.
An expert in the design, research and use of dementia-friendly spaces and therapeutic gardens has started his first Scottish project in Aberdeen.
A community group in Orkney - Dementia Friendly Orkney - is campaigning to increase awareness of the condition and encourage the island's inhabitants to become more informed about dementia.
Local authority chiefs have revealed £8million plans for a "care village" to tackle the north-east's dementia timebomb.
Alzheimer Scotland is holding A Day in Duthie Park to raise awareness about dementia.