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Tips on caring for a loved one with dementia

Estimates predict that the number of people living with dementia in the UK will have risen to over one million by 2021. There are more than 200 types of dementia, with the most common one being Alzhei...

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Dementia: How To Cope When Your Loved One Does Not Remember You

Seeing your loved one losing their memory gradually can have a profound effect on you. When they forget who you are, however, it feels even worse. Maybe they don’t remember your name, and to them, you...

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Helping patients with dementia beat the heat

It’s no secret that our summers are getting hotter, with heatwaves getting more severe and more common with every year. These climbing temperatures can pose very serious and unique risks to the ...

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How to help with sensory care for those living with dementia

People living with dementia are likely to find it more challenging to engage in memory-based activities due to memory loss. Exposing your loved one to sensory-stimulating care is one of the most impor...

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How to support families affected by dementia

Coming to terms with a dementia diagnosis is difficult for everyone concerned. There’s a lot of support out there for people receiving the diagnosis, but often their families end up feeling over...

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Dementia and keeping active

As we age we become less active and for people living with dementia, physical exercise can be a challenge. So how can we help to encourage physical activity in the person with dementia? Well, there ar...

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Dementia and Kitchen Safety

Living with a loved one who has dementia can be challenging when it comes to keeping them safe in the home. The kitchen can be particularly dangerous for those with dementia for various reasons. These...

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How home care services help after hospital admission

When an elderly parent is admitted to hospital after a fall or illness, then it’s important that you think about support once they return to their home. If you work and have family commitments o...

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The benefits of staying in the home they love

Watching someone you love struggle to care for themselves can cause all sorts of feelings ranging from guilt to loss, so knowing your relative has access to the best care can help put your mind at res...

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The importance of a healthy diet in older adults

We all know that we are what we eat, and that our diet has a direct impact on our physical and mental health. As we age we become more vulnerable to infection and viruses and a good diet can help prot...