parkinson’s disease

Dementia and eating difficulties

Meal times provide us with an opportunity to spend time with our family and friends, as well as sharing food

Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a condition in which normal brain function is lost. Symptoms Alzheimer’s

Hallucinations and false ideas in dementia

People with dementia sometimes experience a range of conditions in which they do not experience things as they really are.

Dementia: what is it?

Dementia describes a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. It is not one specific disease.

Vascular dementia

What is vascular dementia? Vascular dementia is a general term describing problems with reasoning, planning, judgement, memory and other thinking

Brain ageing and dementia

Like the rest of the body, the brain changes as we age. Scientists are starting to shed light on some

Osteoporosis: what it does to your bones

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects bones, making them less dense, more fragile and prone to fractures. Some people have

Osteoporosis treatment options

Osteoporosis treatment improves bone strength and reduces your chances of breaking a bone. Treatment choice is based on your age,


A cataract is a clouding (opaqueness) of the normally clear lens of the eye, which can interfere with vision. Cataracts

Animation: effects of ageing

Some of the changes associated with getting older, such as greying hair and the appearance of wrinkles, are hard to

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