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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...

Keeping Warm: Pensioners Missing Out on Vital Discounts

Keeping Warm: Pensioners Missing Out on Vital Discounts

Last winter 17,000 deaths were attributed to cold housing conditions, a report has found. This is almost double the number of people who died during the previous winter. A large number of these deaths will have been vulnerable adults; pensioners missing out on vital...

How to Help the Elderly Feel Less Alone This Christmas

How to Help the Elderly Feel Less Alone This Christmas

John slowly gets up from the table, clutching his plate in one hand and his walking stick in the other. Thoughts of his wife Gladys running through his mind; Fifteen years since she passed and he still misses her each and every single day. Gradually he begins his...

Christmas Gift Ideas for Someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

Christmas Gift Ideas for Someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

Finding Christmas gift ideas can be tricky at the best of times. Finding gifts for a loved one who has a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or dementia can create an entirely different challenge. Gifts need to not only suit your loved one, but also be appropriate for the stage...

How To Stay Well This Winter

How To Stay Well This Winter

Do you always seem to get sick during the winter months? Our guide on how to stay well this winter, will help you to fight off the flu and combat the common cold!   Long nights, chilly days and feeling under the weather, is what many of us in the UK associate...

5 Top Tips for Taking Medication

5 Top Tips for Taking Medication

  Have you or your loved one ever got in a muddle with taking medication?   If so, you are not alone. There can be various reasons why taking medication can prove a challenge. This can range from being unable to open the packaging, struggling to read the...

Welcome to Our New Website and Brand New Blog!

Welcome to Our New Website and Brand New Blog!

Over the last few months, we have been hard at work planning and designing our new website. We have revamped our logo and tried to give everything a fresher feel.  The purpose of updating our website was to make it easier for you to navigate, whilst giving you...

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