Let’s talk about dementia

Our series explores the different variants of dementia from both a scientific and carers viewpoint. Professor Michael Hornberger explains in layman terms, what’s happening in the brain to help our understanding of the disease. Fascinating and awful in equal measure.

Frontotemporal Dementia – Sally’s Story

Sally's husband is 58 and yet could have had this disease for many years before being officially diagnosed. Here she describes the symptoms, his increasingly irrational behaviour, how he got on at the memory clinic, the problems she encountered with some health...

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Posterior Cortical Atrophy Alzheimer Explained

A very rare form of Alzheimer's that affects the back of the brain, leading to spatial and visual problems. Professor Michael Hornberger explains the symptoms, what's happening within the brain and how the disease develops over time. It's rare, making diagnosis...

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