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Exercise can decrease cognitive decline by 10 years

According to a new study, regular exercise has the potential to limit cognitive decline equivalent to a decade of aging among over 65s.

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28 April 2016
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Alzheimer’s surge driven by negative stereotypes of aging?

The Alzheimer’s epidemic currently afflicting Western societies could be directly influenced by negative perceptions and expectations of elderly people, a new study has claimed.

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16 December 2015

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Keeping Elderly People with Beloved Pets

It’s an emotional and upsetting decision facing a growing number of elderly people who are no longer able to look after themselves: what to do with a much-loved pet that is not permitted to join them where they to move into residential care. - See more at: http://www.myageingparent.com/keeping-elderly-people-beloved-pets/#sthash.XDkb6d6L.dpuf

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17 December 2014

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Care at Home or Residential Care?

When assessing long term care options, the first decision is whether residential care or care delivered in the comfort of your own home would most suit one of your clients or even a loved one in your own family.

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17 December 2014
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Purpose and well-being increase longevity

A study, led by Professor Andrew Steptoe, director of the UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, looked at the well-being of over 9,000 English people with an average age of 65.

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13 November 2014

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Bank of Scotland named ‘Dementia Friendly Bank’

The Bank of Scotland has been named the country’s first official ‘Dementia Friendly Bank’, after it took steps to raise dementia awareness amongst staff. Working in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland, the bank is training staff to provide a better level of customer service to people with dementia, their carers and their families. The on-going initiative will continue to improve practices in the future.

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09 December 2013

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Caring UK – August 2011 New dementia care plan allows person to remain at home

A homecare provider has launched a new dementia care programme that enables the person being looked after not only to remain at home, but also to retain self-worth.

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08 March 2012

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Community Care Market News – August 2011 “The Good Care Group targets dementia”

London-headquartered high-end homecare provider Good Care Group has launched a dementia-specific package, pitching its services at a client group traditionally seen as best cared for in residential care settings.

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08 March 2012