Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dementia’s link with stress and a relaxing way to deal with it

Guest Blog – Ross Stevens Organic Development


Until psychological or drug-based treatments for dementia come along, the medical and residential care community is working on the basis that the disease may be related to stress and, therefore, anything which relaxes sufferers may help them cope better. In its latest initiative, the Alzheimer’s Society is funding a research project being led by Professor Clive Holmes at the University of Southampton. The plan is to monitor 140 people aged over 50 and with mild cognitive impairment for a period of 18 months.