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BlogResearch
4th June 2020

The Digital Aid Project – a toolset for long-term care facilities during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, all eyes turned to acute hospitals, where medical staff…
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BlogResearch
28th May 2020

Fear of dementia: how it affects our wellbeing and what we can do about it

“Thinking about dementia, I feel a lurch in my stomach, an anxiety in my gut.…
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BlogCareResearch
21st May 2020

International COVID-19 end-of-life care guidance for nursing homes leaves key themes unaddressed

COVID-19’s death rate is disproportionally higher in nursing homes, creating enormous pressures to deliver high-quality…
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BlogCareResearch
14th May 2020

Material Citizenship: Functional objects can support meaningful activities for people with dementia living in care homes during Covid-19

I am passionate about conducting applied research that seeks to improve the experiences of those…
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Anja Leist, Associate Professor and ERC Fellow at the University of Luxembourg
BlogCareers in WYLD
6th March 2020

Being a World Young Leader in Dementia: Between academic brilliance and acts of kindness

Anja Leist is Associate Professor and ERC Fellow at the University of Luxembourg. Her research…
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Blog
24th September 2019

Advancing research through virtual networks

When I first started my PhD in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Alberta in…
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BlogEvent
3rd August 2019

WYLD at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC)

Clare Walton was recently at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Los Angeles where…
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BlogNews
23rd March 2019

Raising Awareness of Dementia in Kenya

Most health care plans in Kenya have excluded older persons, especially those living with dementia,…
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