Mum and daughter honour gran with momentous Queensferry Crossing walk30 August 2017
This weekend, mother and daughter duo Erin (9) and Sarah (34) will experience the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to walk across the new Queensferry Crossing – and they’re doing it for Granny Bella.
New sensory garden in Dundee funded by Claverhouse Rotary Club22 August 2017
Alzheimer Scotland has opened a new sensory garden at the Dementia Resource Centre in Dundee. Attending the celebration opening included Dundee's new Lord Provost Ian Borthwick, MSP Stewart Hosie, President Ron MacWalter from the Claverhouse Rotary Club a
Scotland’s national dementia strategy17 August 2017
The new strategy, launched earlier this summer, outlines the Scottish Government’s priorities and targets for dementia over the next three years. Alzheimer Scotland welcomes this third national dementia strategy for Scotland.
Alzheimer Scotland responds to Jimmy Calderwood announcement16 August 2017
Today (Wednesday 16 August), former Aberdeen and Dunfermline manager, Jimmy Calderwood, came forward to speak publicly about his diagnosis of dementia
Dark Matter at the Edinburgh Fringe12 August 2017
People say your whole life flashes in front of your eyes before you die but what happens when you have dementia? Where does the brain go before we die?
Relative Values8 August 2017
Norman Duff, originally from Ruchill, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease three years ago, aged 82. We spoke to his wife, Margaret, about how they’re not letting his diagnosis stop them from travelling.
Government commitment to modernise dementia care3 August 2017
In advance of the release of the national dementia strategy we spoke to a few of the key people involved in the generation of the strategy – including the Minister for Mental Health, people with dementia and their carers – and asked some key questions ...
People with dementia and their carers respond to the dementia strategy2 August 2017
The SDWG are hopeful that their current campaigning priorities and their input to the strategy’s development will be reflected. SDWG members have contributed by attending Dementia Dialogue sessions and taking part in Expert Advisory Group meetings
Staff, Members' and Volunteers' Conference 20171 August 2017
Booking now open.
In response to public concerns ...20 July 2017
Alzheimer Scotland has become aware of increasing public concern in relation to charity collections taking place across Scotland for Alzheimer’s disease.