Voyage 23 – 11 – 2020

  Community Engagement is a vital part of dementia care.  Dominic Campbell, co-founder of Creative Aging International and Norah Walsh, composer, musician and Music Director of the Forget-Me-Nots choir have a lively discussion about how important it is to stay connected with older…

Voyage 16 – 11 – 2020

  What did the Actress say to the Consultant Physician about Dementia?  Meet Rose Henderson, Sister Assumpta from Fr Ted who has developed her dementia-inclusive play ‘Take Off Your Cornflakes’ co-written by Fair City’s Pat Nolan, into a short film.  Roman Romero-Ortuno,…

Voyage 09 11 2020

Dr Bruce Miller, co-director of the Global Brain Health Institute chats to Frances Elliott about Emotions and the Brain.  The seven universal emotions in humans are Anger, Fear, Disgust, Happiness, Contempt, Sadness and Surprise.  It’s no understatement to say that 2020 was…

Voyage 02 11 2020

  What is Brain Health?  Karen Meenan asked four Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health at the Global Brain Health Institute – and the answer?  A myriad of things!  Healthy diet, lots of exercise, social contact, in fact all of the…

Voyage 12 10 2020

Parkinson’s Disease is a movement disorder which usually affects older people, but can be detected in people under 50.  Lilllian O Carroll was diagnosed when she was 41 with YOPD or Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease.  Dr Hanan Khalil, one of the leading…