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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.