Dementia On Increase In Barbados

Dementia On Increase In Barbados

(Stock Photo) Individuals in their forties are being diagnosed with the early onset symptoms of dementia in Barbados. Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Cynthia Forde, revealed on Wednesday that an estimated 4,000 people suffer from the debilitating...
Dementia On Increase In Barbados

Younger Onset Dementia In Barbados

Younger onset dementia, which refers to the onset of dementia in persons under 65 years, is presenting in Barbados. This was revealed by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Social Care, Janet Phillips, on Thursday, as she delivered the feature address at the...
Men’s Health Group To Discuss Dementia

Men’s Health Group To Discuss Dementia

The Branford Taitt Polyclinic’s Men’s Health Group will meet on Thursday, August 17, at the polyclinic, Black Rock Main Road, St. Michael, at 6:00 p.m. President of the Barbados Alzheimer’s Association, Pamelia Brereton, will speak on Dementia: The Challenge....
Alzheimer’s Disease To Be Discussed

Alzheimer’s Disease To Be Discussed

Geriatrician, Dr. Ambrose Ramsay, will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Men and Women’s Health Group at the Edgar Cochrane Polyclinic tomorrow, Thursday, May 18. The meeting, which begins at 6:00 p.m. at the polyclinic, Wildey, St. Michael, will...
Alzheimer’s Disease Now An Epidemic

Alzheimer’s Disease Now An Epidemic

Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia have reached epidemic proportions in Barbados, with more than 4,000 persons currently affected by the disease. This was revealed by Acting Minister of Health, Senator Patrick Todd, today as he addressed a workshop sponsored by...

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