Tag: Dementia

A special walk for special lady’s 102nd birthday

Agnes Borg, originally from Qormi but who has been living in Australia since 1964, turns 102 today.

Watch: Dementia patients ignored because they cannot speak out – Prof....

Since their condition leaves them unable to campaign on their own behalf, the plight of dementia patients is often ignored, and less attention is paid to them than to people with other health conditions, according to Prof. Charles Scerri.

Tips for helping a relative or friend living with dementia

According to the Alzheimer's Association, dementia is an overall term for diseases and conditions characterized by a decline in memory, language, problem-solving and other thinking skills that affect a person's ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia.