Taking part in dementia research: John’s story

30 April 2024

After John Hyde was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia aged just 59, he had to retire from his job as a handyman. He immediately wanted to learn more about his condition and find ways to help others affected, so he signed up to Join Dementia Research. Frontotemporal dementia is a relatively uncommon form of dementia that […]

New research to provide virtual support for people with rare dementias

11 January 2019

Elderly couple using tablet computer at home

A version of this article first appeared on the NIHR website. The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) are creating a new online support network for people with young onset and rare dementias. The project was announced as part of a new £15 million research initiative to […]

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