Dementia Awareness Week, organised by the Alzheimer's Society, is this week. It is an annual event designed to shed some light on a condition that is all too often often misunderstood, and to encourage anyone who feels as if they, or someone they are close to, might be suffering with symptoms to take some action.
It's that time of year again. We've overindulged and now feel slightly guilty about it. Well I do anyway. So our thoughts turn to healthy eating - something we're constantly told is good for us and can help lower our risk of a whole range of diseases. Is it true? Can what we eat affect our chances of developing dementia?
I have always been an avid follower of Louis Theroux's documentaries. Not only because I love the man but because they have always been an interesting and engaging watch. His most recent work aired last week on the BBC 'Extreme love - Dementia' and it proved to be his most emotionally rewarding documentary so far.