A 74 year old man who beat his elderly wife to death after a row over the heating has been jailed for five years.
A 'Corrie couple' are joining around 700 people on Manchester's Memory Walk.
Thousands of dementia patients may have been overcharged for care they should have been entitled to free on the NHS.
Health minister Norman Lamb visited Salford to hear how the city is leading the way in dementia care and research.
He visited the Humphrey Booth Resource Centre helps people with dementia to live well by putting on activities including cooking, arts and crafts, and reminiscence sessions using objects from yesteryear.
Facilities include gardens with safe flooring and seating areas, assisted exercise machines and a telecare room with gadgets to help people with dementia live more independently.
Virtual reality is being used to help people with dementia in Salford.
The technology lets those living with the condition to experience positive parts of their life again.
An elderly dementia sufferer from Cheshire who admitted beating his 82-year-old wife to death with a walking stick in row over the central heating has been jailed for five years.
Douglas Bailey, 79, attacked his wife Hazel at their home in Winsford in September 2012.
He had pleaded guilty to manslaughter by diminished responsibility at Chester Crown Court.
The third annual Memory Walk took place at Aintree Racecourse earlier.
It's in aid of the Alzheimer's Society.
More than a thousand people took part - many walking in the name of someone who's had dementia.
Before the event, eight doves were released in one family's tribute to their brother and uncle.
Dementia is fast becoming the one of the biggest challenges facing our generation as more people live longer and fall victim to the condition.
It's a cruel illness, which gradually deprives those suffering from of it of their memory.
Jess Beatson wrote a song for her dad with all proceeds going to the Alzheimers Society. Click here for more.
In Liverpool, a new facility's opened which aims to bring those memories back to life, as our correspondent Ann O'Connor reports.
Today is Dementia Care Awareness Day in Douglas, but many medical professionals believe a lot more must be done.
A leading consultant in the Isle of Man has said the health service there isn't currently prepared for the growing number of dementia sufferers.
Dr Chris Jagus, Consultant Psychiatrist said authorities there had follow the example set by the UK or face the risk of having an insufficient service.
It is estimated the number of patients will double over the next 10 years to around 2,000.