Students experience dementia via virtual reality

Nov 29, 2016

Students experience dementia via virtual reality

What does it feel like to forget where you are and why you’re at a place — in other words, what is it like to experience the symptoms of dementia? Silver Wood Corp., operator of a housing complex for elderly people, has developed a ...

Nov 20, 2016

21% of old dogs may be senile: study

One in five pet dogs 8 years old or above — 50 in human terms — are suspected of having symptoms of dementia similar to Alzheimer’s disease in humans, a survey by a veterinary researcher shows. The 2015-2016 survey by Mami Irimajiri of the ...

Sep 12, 2016

G-7 health chiefs vow to boost dementia care measures

Health ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries agreed Monday to boost dementia care measures amid the rapid graying of societies, as they wrapped up a two-day meeting in Kobe. Representatives from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United States and the ...

A confused, senile future awaits Japan

| Jun 25, 2016

A confused, senile future awaits Japan

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Confucius said: “When your parents are alive, serve them according to ritual. When they die, bury them according to ritual, make sacrifices to them according to ritual.” Ayako Sono said: “Old people are growing more and more selfish. Human beings have an obligation to ...