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Thoughts and Opinions

Dementia is a feminist issue. Why would I say this?

2014-08-05

Professor June AndrewsIn the UK 61% of people with dementia are female. They seem to think it is because women live longer and dementia is related to age, and of course that is true. But there is also the issue of stress and dementia in women.  read more ...

Dementia – a feminist issue?

2014-06-02

Philly HareAs Programme Manager for JRF's Ageing Society work, I know that women are disadvantaged in so many ways as they enter later life. Sexism and ageism can create a 'double whammy'. As Imogen Blood has pointed out; "'Old dears' are typically women. ...  read more ...