Here are some blog posts related to the CRISP project and, more generally, dementia, social inequalities and vulnerability/resilience.
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Dementia - Social inequalities - Vulnerability
MEDITAGING: Mindfulness-based intervention for older people
Deutsche Version – English version – versão em português MEDITAGING: Achtsamkeitstraining im Alter: Die Auswirkungen von achtsamkeitsbasierter Stressreduktion bei älteren portugiesischen Immigranten in Luxemburg Das schnelle Wachstum der älteren Bevölkerung ist ein weltweites Phänomen. Das Älterwerden wird mit kognitiven Veränderungen und einem erhöhten Demenzrisiko in Verbindung gebracht. Auch die Migration steht in Luxemburg mit diesem … Continued
The situation in care homes during the pandemic
Last week I was invited to discuss the consequences of both the COVID-19 pandemic and the pandemic control measures on older adults at Radio 100komma7. We discussed how residents in care homes felt during the first lockdown in spring when visitors were not allowed into the care homes. In spring, older people reported little impact … Continued
What we know about dementia prevention
You can find a blog post about known risk and protective factors in dementia here soon! We will also mention possible lifestyle changes to reduce risk of getting dementia based on evidence recently updated by the Lancet commission on dementia prevention and care.
Join the World Young Leaders in Dementia (WYLD) network
Since 2015, I have helped to form and develop the World Young Leaders in Dementia network – by the way, the new Steering Group is doing a marvelous job! The WYLD network is all about helping young professionals in the field of dementia get and stay connected, and exchange best practices in research, cure, care, … Continued