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Omega-3 reduces the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s, says study in Spain: These are the foods with high levels...

OMEGA-3 can lower the risk of developing dementia, including Alzheimer’s, a study has suggested.  The Hospital del Mar Research Institute in Barcelona found that people...

Gibraltar welcomes World Alzheimer’s Month as over 1% of its population suffers from dementia 

Gibraltar has welcomed World Alzheimer's Month as the Government issued a statement last Friday to highlight the importance of raising awareness of the condition. Under...

Gibraltar announces 5-year-strategy for the territory to become a dementia friendly city

GIBRALTAR’S Government has met with Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society to talk about the recently published National Dementia Strategy.  At the meeting, Chief Minister Fabian...

New research: Mediterranean diet can slash risk of dementia by 23%

Eating a "Mediterranean-like diet" can lower the risk of developing dementia by up to 23%, according to new research. The groundbreaking study, published on Tuesday...

New study: Common heart irregularity linked to increased risk of dementia

A common irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation (A-fib) may increase the risk of dementia, a new study suggests. Researchers found that people newly diagnosed...

12 steps to do now to avoid getting dementia later in life

The vast majority of people are not doing enough to ward off dementia in later life, according to new research.  Alzheimer’s Research UK has composed...
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Costa del Sol football match to raise funds for crucial charity

IT WILL be men versus women in a game of football on Spain’s Costa del Sol, but it won’t be your typical sporting contest.  The...

Helicopter rescues British dementia sufferer missing for two days in Benidorm area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante Provincial fire service helicopter has rescued a British man in the Benidorm area after he went missing on Wednesday. Richard Morris, 76, suffers...

Study at Madrid hospital offers new hope for Alzheimer’s cure

DOCTORS at a Madrid hospital have identified a protein that could slow the onset of Alzheimer’s offering new hope of a cure for the...

Irishman with dementia who was missing FOUND ‘safe and well’ on Spain’s Costa del Sol

"The Irish community at home and abroad have been extraordinary, my family and I have been truly touched by all the help, well wishes and support"

‘WE’RE HERE’: British expats on Costa del Sol re-launch Alzheimer’s and Dementia support charity shop

The grand re-opening of the shop saw a huge new sign installed, and the public were invited in to browse the fantastic range of second-hand goods on offer

Research suggests sunshine reduces risk of dementia

'The potential for making a difference now is enormous' according to researchers

Smoking linked to Alzheimer’s

Over 33% of Spain's men and one quarter of women are smokers

‘Smart home’ to tackle dementia

Network of sensors could keep elderly people in their own homes for longer, by Imogen Calderwood

Spain sees dramatic rise in dementia deaths

The country's aging population sparks a rise in Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases

Dementia drug bonanza in Spain

Reduction of ‘plaques and tangles’ on the brain could be significant in fight against dementia

The puzzle of life: Raymond Prats

Raymond Prats of Simplecare provides a checklist on things to reduce the risk of dementia and help stay young

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