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Music Therapy for Dementia

Music Therapy for Dementia

Music therapy for dementia is increasing in use across different care settings, as well as within people’s own homes. Music has long been thought to help those living with a dementia diagnosis but does it really work, and if so…how?   Music is universally enjoyed...

Delicious Summer Meal Ideas And Recipes: For Older Adults

Delicious Summer Meal Ideas And Recipes: For Older Adults

This week we thought we would bring you some of our favourite summer meal ideas and recipes, as voted for by our *clients! Quick, easy and above all delicious – these ideas will help to make mealtimes enjoyable, throughout the summer and beyond. As we age our interest...

Live in Home Care or Care Home: Which is Better?

Live in Home Care or Care Home: Which is Better?

There is a lot to think about when it comes to care for yourself or a loved one. We know that there are many questions when trying to decide what is best and one of the most common ones is, which is better, home care or care home? Home care or care home? It will...

Diabetes Symptoms – What Should You Look Out For?

Diabetes Symptoms – What Should You Look Out For?

Diabetes UK states that there are already 3.9 million people who have been diagnosed with Diabetes in the UK. With numbers rising each year, do you know the diabetes symptoms that you should look out for? What is diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that affects your...

Benefits of Drinking Water: Hydration in Older Adults

Benefits of Drinking Water: Hydration in Older Adults

As temperatures here in the UK begin to soar, staying hydrated is more important than ever. Whether you are aged 5, 30, or 90, drinking enough is key to staying healthy and keeping your body functioning at its full potential.   Hydration in older adults As we age...

Ovarian Cancer; Why Early Diagnosis is so Important

Ovarian Cancer; Why Early Diagnosis is so Important

March is hurtling towards us with great speed, and along with British Summer Time, lighter evenings and beautiful daffodils, it also brings us Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Every March is dedicated to raising awareness of ovarian cancer; a disease that sadly leads...

What is Sundowning? Dementia Care

What is Sundowning? Dementia Care

Sundowning is a term that you will often hear used in relation to individuals who are living with dementia. It is a set of symptoms and behaviours which typically begin each day, as the light begins to fade (hence the name “sundowning”). These symptoms may only be...

Keeping Active: Benefits of Exercise in Older Adults

Keeping Active: Benefits of Exercise in Older Adults

We are now halfway through January. This is the time when the motivation of a New Year begins to dwindle and resolutions fall by the wayside. For those of you over the age of 65, who pledged to be more active this year, we wanted to give you a little boost. Here are...

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