Most of us will live beyond 65, and about one in 10 of us will be affected by dementia. Photograph: Thinkstock

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The potential to be blinded by science and the need for synergy with humanities was noted by the great philosopher Immanuel Kant (above) no mean scientist himself

(...) a British Medical Journal blog. Prof Des O’Neill is a consultant in geriatric and stroke medicine(...)

Older people, particularly when ill or disabled, are not just another group of adults; effective care needs to be informed by the science of gerontology. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) appeared as a British Medical Journal blog. Prof Des O’Neill is a consultant in geriatric and stroke(...)

Following the Leas Cross report, standards for nursing home care and an independent inspectorate were instituted in a speedy and collaborative manner. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) cheers for the HSE?Prof Des O’Neill is a consultant in geriatric and stroke medicine.

(...) medicine – and much more research – will be required for some time to come.Prof Des O’Neill is a consultant(...)

David Cameron, the British prime minister, addresses the key health ministers in all G8 countries about the fight against dementia. Photograph: Crown Copyright

(...) their bones, and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come can bring good tidings.Des O’Neill is a consultant(...)

‘MAN COMES as a novice to each stage of life,” wrote Chamfort, the great French aphorist. As we stand at the threshold of these episodes, we generally(...)

(...) kinder vision of our future.Prof Des O’Neill is a consultant in geriatric and stroke medicine(...)