“Alzheimerisation”: wandering, wondering and worrying

28th January 2014 Data published this week demonstrated that in 2012 prescribing of “dementia drugs in Alzheimer’s disease” was “50% higher than expected.”[1] In a published commentary about this, it … Continue reading “Alzheimerisation”: wandering, wondering and worrying

The forgetfulness of others

“To grow old, as Simone de Beauvoir said “is to define oneself” and being defined is privative as well as positive” I have always been interested in the history of … Continue reading The forgetfulness of others

Dementia Guidelines: research and clinical criteria are not simply “interchangeable”

It was encouraging to read that the G8 summit on dementia to be held this week in London will discuss the rising impact of dementia on the world’s population and … Continue reading Dementia Guidelines: research and clinical criteria are not simply “interchangeable”