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Motorcycle mates set off to raise 20,000 euros for dementia charity


Two Brits are riding through 20 European countries in 20 days in aid of the UK-based Alzheimer's Society. Benahavís-based Hedley Smith and Angus Charlton set off last Sunday and have already visited Gibraltar, Portugal and Andorra by riding on ... average 500 kilometres a day. The friends will continue on to Monaco, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro and Albania - before planning where to go next. Newcastle-born Hedley, 56, whose mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease three ... awareness for Alzheimer's while having a laugh." Angus, 55, who is from Hexham, also had an aunt who died with dementia. Their exploits along the way will be filmed and uploaded onto their YouTube channel, Mid-Life Bikers, which has 2.26K subscribers



The purpose built village which will be a home for Alzheimer's patients

IRMA CUESTA world alzheimer's day

If all goes according to plan, by the end of 2019 the French town of Dax will make history by becoming the second place on the planet with a type of commune for Alzheimer's sufferers. It will have a community of 120 patients, living in a place which ... bears no, or practically no, resemblance to the special centres we are used to seeing. In this 'Alzheimer's village', just over 100 professionals including doctors, nurses, gerontological assistants, psychologists and psychotherapists, will look after ... The Alzheimer's village was born with the idea of being a place of innovation and a benchmark for other institutions and companies which provide services to people who have lost their memory and, with it, their signs of identity. In fact, a



Scientific studies show that red wine prevents Alzheimer's disease


Research carried out by the universities Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Castilla-La Mancha and the Autónoma de Barcelona has managed to demonstrate that red wine, consumed in moderation, prevents Alzheimer's disease. According to this study, this ... beneficial effect on health is attributed to a molecule, resveratrol, present in red grapes, which acts as a neuroprotective against degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's. Mairena Martín, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the ... cell death that occurs in the neurons of the brains of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease." "Resveratrol acts on the cellular receptors that pick up messages from molecules, among which is adenosine, in charge of telling the brain what it has



Virtual pet, actual therapy

Héctor Barbotta

...that it has changed and responds to that one, too. However, Luka is much more than a pet. For almost five years he has been used as a type of therapy for patients suffering from Alzheimer's, senile dementia and other illnesses. Despite his fluffy



New support group offers lifeline to carers and families of dementia patients

Tony Bryant

La Cala de Mijas Lions Club has launched the association's first Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group. The support group was formed because the Lions realised there was a great demand for a service to help English-speaking expats living in the ... Malaga province who care for people with dementia. Key Points Dementia. Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia - a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Cause. There are many different ... Sandie Tavendale, who became a Lion in 2016. Although not a qualified specialist, Sandie acquired experience as a carer while looking after her own mother, who suffered with Alzheimer's for 20 years. Sandie believes the support group is necessary here on

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