28 February 2014 Last updated at 10:01
Two-thirds of dementia sufferers are women in the UK
A new package of care for dementia sufferers will help fight the illness, the health secretary says.Jeremy Hunt has announced help from businesses to support customers with dementia, and a “world dementia envoy” has been appointed.
NHS England will invest £90m in an effort to diagnose two-thirds of people with dementia by March next year.
But Labour warned that the government must tackle “poor care standards” in order to combat the condition. (more…)