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St Andrews – a dementia friendly community

Dr Maggie Ellis, Fellow in Dementia Care at the University, is spearheading a new initiative aimed at making St Andrews a dementia friendly community. Here she shares with us the background to her work and how her innovative techniques have been helping individuals with dementia and their families in the local area and beyond.

23 May 2016Local community

Tapping into dementia

How non-verbal communication can help families reconnect

9 November 2014Research

The elderly to help researchers tackle ‘Big Brother’ fears

Funding for new research into technology to help people live and age well.

28 January 2011Research

Remembrance of things past

Media memories help people with dementia to unlock the past.

25 March 2010Research

Keep well and stay healthy

Researchers are looking for volunteers to take part in a new study on keeping fit and healthy later in life.

19 June 2009Research

Virtual laboratory to give £40m boost to brain imaging research

SINAPSE brings together experts from the universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and St Andrews.

8 August 2007Research

Past brought to life for dementia sufferers

Classic movies such as 'Casablanca' could bring back lost memories for dementia sufferers thanks to an innovative memory aid.

14 June 2005Research

Alzheimer’s research to be showcased

Almost 200 experts in the field of dementia and Alzheimer's Disease will gather in Dundee tomorrow (Thursday 27th June, 2002) to showcase the range of dementia research currently taking place in Scotland.

25 June 2002Research

Helping Alzheimer’s sufferers remember

Psychologists at the University of St Andrews are aiming to aid and improve the communication of Alzheimer's disease sufferers through the development of innovative interactive computer technology.

22 January 2002Research