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Fighting dementia with familiarity

Sticking with a familiar routine and environment can help your friend or relative engage with the things they love for longer. Familiarity can be an integral part of helping someone with Dementia thrive in day-to-day life

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16 September 2016
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Keeping dementia patients properly nourished

Proper nourishment is integral to leading a healthy lifestyle. However, for people with dementia, maintaining a balanced diet can prove challenging. In many cases, this can lead to a level of malnutrition that exacerbates symptoms of the condition further

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14 September 2016
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The importance of sleep for older people

Sleep is a vital mechanism, regardless of your age. It has the ability to restore energy levels and heal both physical and cognitive damage. So how can it help your loved-ones in their later years?

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09 September 2016
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How to create a memory-boosting playlist for your elderly loved one

Music is a potent tool for eliciting memories and improving overall quality of life in people with dementia. Learn how to make a playlist for your loved one and give them the soothing gift of nostalgia

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02 September 2016
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Exercise tips for older people

Exercise is crucial in maintaining health and wellbeing for older people. However, mobility-related or cognitive conditions can make it difficult to establish a regular exercise regime

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17 August 2016
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Why dementia care demands a SPECAL approach

One in six of us will develop dementia at some point during our lifetimes. For a condition that affects so many, it is surprising that we’re only just beginning to take steps towards understanding and trying to minimise its negative impact on quality of life

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16 August 2016
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What does ‘independence’ mean to older people?

Independence is a simple concept. At its most basic level, it means having full autonomy over one’s own life. However, the challenges posed by the ageing process can challenge this definition, especially when it is clear that assistance is needed to perform daily tasks

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08 August 2016
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Healthy habits of the world’s oldest people

It’s human nature to look to those who have enjoyed great longevity as purveyors of living wisdom. We hope to discover the secret to their lengthy lifespans, and replicate the method in our own lives too.

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01 August 2016
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Learn more about your unique family history by talking with elderly relatives

Talking to an older relative about your family history can be exceptionally rewarding for both of you.

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07 July 2016

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Six steps to a Healthy Brain

Our mission at Food for the Brain is to raise awareness about the link between nutrition and mental health.

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20 June 2016
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How live-in care can strengthen family bonds

Family is possibly the most important factor in staving off loneliness among older people; a condition that can have pronounced effects on a person’s physical health and overall wellbeing.

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10 June 2016
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Loneliness and care homes

As a society, we have grown to understand more in recent years about the loneliness older people so often face, and we’re coming to realise how detrimental this feeling can be to their health and wellbeing.

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31 May 2016