A Brief History Of Dementia

Throughout history, the concept of dementia has changed many times, and it can be traced back to the time of ancient Greece and Rome, where it was considered a very normal and inevitable part of growing old. The Greek god of old age was Geras, and the more “geras” one acquired, the more fame and…

How Do Children Understand Dementia?

Many studies have explored the impact that dementia has on adult caregivers. But some might forget that dementia affects not only those with the condition and their carers, often their partners or their closest relatives, but their entire family, including grandchildren. A study was conducted in Taiwan, surveying over 5825 students, ranging from 10 to…