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Lisa Eriksen

Jeremy Hunt promises revolution in care for dementia sufferers - Telegraph - 0 views

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    Dementia diagnosis and care given priority in Britain. Businesses are providing specialized training on identifying and dealing with persons with Dementia.  Museums should be on board with this training.
Ruth Cuadra

Dementia Cases Expected to Triple by 2050 as World Population Ages - Population Reference Bureau - 1 views

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    ... more than 35 million people are living with dementia, according to recent World Health Organization (WHO) estimates.1 This number is expected to more than triple to reach 115 million by 2050 in the wake of world population aging.
Lisa Eriksen

How football is helping unlock dementia patients' memories | Healthcare Professionals Network | Guardian Professional - 1 views

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    Dementia care unit built near football stadium to promote reminiscence therapy.  Could museums also play this type of role?
Lisa Eriksen

Dementia Rate Is Found to Drop Sharply, as Forecast - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    Possible good news related to dementia. Yet it this occuring in the US? Is the trend for the population to be healthier and better educated?
Karen Wade

3 Ways to Make Your Town Dementia-Friendly - AARP - 1 views

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    If an entire town can become dementia-friendly, museums certainly can too!
Lisa Eriksen

'Memory Cafes' For Dementia Patients Gain Ground | Here & Now - 0 views

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    Can museums offer "memory cafe" experiences, as well as "programs"? Third places for people with memory loss?
Lisa Eriksen

Becoming sensitive to dementia - 0 views

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    Should museum's be training staff in this way so they know how do deal with visitors with memory loss?
Ariane Karakalos

ART INTO LIFE: FOR OLDER ADULTS WITH MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS AND DEMENTIA - LEM Project - 0 views

  • This report is relevant to anyone interested in evidencing the contribution creative learning and museum experiences can have on mental health and wellbeing. This report is the result of a partnership between Tate Modern, London and SLaM (South London and Maudsley) NHS Foundation Trust. As well as the specific results of the programme, it offers an excellent literature review of mental health and wellbeing findings.
Lisa Eriksen

The Time Is Now to Bring the Fight to Dementia | Nicco Mele - 0 views

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    This will have huge economic and societal impact.  Are we considering this new future as people live longer?
Lisa Eriksen

An Amazing Village Designed Just For People With Dementia - 0 views

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    This is an amazing - yet logical - concept. Great example of "experience design."  How could museums be a part of this village? 
Lisa Eriksen

A simple, low-cost yoga program can enhance coping and quality of life for the caregivers / UCLA Newsroom - 0 views

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    I know some museums offer yoga programming - perhaps to package with tour offerings?
Lisa Eriksen

Health Behaviors Among Baby Boomer Informal Caregivers - 0 views

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    Study from UCLA - boomer caregivers are at risk for ill health.  
Karen Wade

How to defeat Alzheimer's - latimes.com - 0 views

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    Are we willing to spend the money to avert the looming healthcare disaster known as Baby Boomer Alzheimer's?
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    This theme seems to be growing in media attention... I think the museum link is on 'creative aging' / therapeutic arts (experiences) ?
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