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Parkinson's disease 'could be detected early on by brain changes'

Changes in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researchers say.

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19 June 2019
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Dementia patients feel it if carer is stressed

If their carer is stressed, lacks support or doesn’t feel up to the job, it has a negative knock on effect on the person with dementia they’re looking after.

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20 May 2019
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Welcome to The Departure Lounge, final destination: Death

The Academy of Medical Sciences and agency The Liminal Space have teamed up on a pop-up installation that uses travel as a metaphor to – hopefully – get us all talking more about the dreaded D word.

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13 May 2019

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Sevenoaks Area Dementia Friendly Community

Dementia Friendly Events in Sevenoaks

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15 March 2019

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Run, Walk or Push Against Dementia 2019

How far will you and your family go?

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15 March 2019
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Award success for The Good Care Group’s Elaine Murray

Elaine Murray, Area Manager for Kent & Sussex has been awarded the Dementia Friendly Initiative of the Year award at the Community & Voluntary Awards 2019.

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22 February 2019
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4 positive news stories about older people that will raise a smile

Raise a smile with these four positive news stories about older people, which show just how valuable older people and those who care for them are to society.

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30 January 2019
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Care Sector News Review: January 2019

Learn more about the most pressing care sector news from January 2019 in our monthly review, focusing on care news, medical research and awareness initiatives.

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29 January 2019
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Care in later life. Should you stay or should you go?

How to decide whether life in a care home is the best choice, or whether live-in care has more to offer.

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23 January 2019
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3 things to think about before caring for an elderly parent

Decide whether you 're best placed to start caring for an elderly parent, or whether a live-in care solution might help you spend more quality time together.

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23 January 2019
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Recognising and reducing delirium in older people

Find out more about the steps you can take to help reduce delirium and associated behaviours in older loved ones.

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16 January 2019
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6 ways to make your winter fuel budget go further

Help your loved one stay warm and comfortable throughout the colder months with these tips for stretching their winter fuel budget.

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09 January 2019