Professor Arlene Astell
Arlene is a Professor in Neurodegenerative Disease in the department of Psychology at the University of Reading, and Honorary Professor in the School of Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of St. Andrews. She is also Ontario Shores Research Chair in Community Management of Dementia and Associate Professor in the School of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.
For over 20 years Arlene has worked with older adults in both clinical and research settings to develop novel interventions to enable people to live and age as well as possible. Her work includes the creative application of technology and she has a particular interest in supporting people to live well with a dementia diagnosis.
Creative applications of technology to support ageing and healthy living
Interventions to support cognitive function and mental health
Support for people with dementia
Professor in Neurodegenerative Disease
The University of Reading
Telephone: +44 (0) 118 378 7530