Care for older people in Scandinavia

A sauna a day keeps Alzheimer’s away

2016.12.20

A sauna a day might really keep Alzheimer’s at bay. At least, that’s what a Finnish study recently published in Age and Ageing has proposed. After having studied a sample of 2,000 men for ...

A new village for people suffering from dementia

2016.11.21

A village reserved solely for people suffering from dementia open its doors in Denmark. It will have 125 homes, a shopping street, a fitness centre, a hobby centre, a full library and a restaurant ...

Singing does good to people with Alzheimer’s

2015.12.15

Singing does good to people with Alzheimer’s. The effectiveness of such therapy has been revealed in a study carried out by the University of Helsinki, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Researchers have ...

Denmark’s village where all residents have Alzheimer’s

2015.08.26

Following the example of the Netherlands, Denmark has also decided to set up its first village for people with Alzheimer's and senile dementia. The small village called Byen for Livet, which can accommodate between ...