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Norwegians are happy to help others

Over 90 percent of people residing in Norway say they have someone they can ask for assistance. Be that help to carry a heavy object up stairs or someone to borrow money from.

Relatives of patients with dementia need support, understanding

When a person with dementia is placed in a nursing home, those who are left at home often become lonely and depressed. The health care system needs to be aware of the needs of these family members, too, researchers say.