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March 26, 2019

Our “home” stirs familiar and warm feelings within. However, when dementia arrives, then your home is not necessarily as safe, comfortable and familiar as it once was. If you were to wake up every morning in an unfamiliar place it could be a very frightening and confus...

March 26, 2019

Eventually, due to our ever-increasing ageing population, we will all in some way or another have to deal with or encounter — dementia. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), it is a condition that is progressive but not part of the natural ageing process.

March 25, 2019

Dementia can make sleeping difficult and a recent report I read found 35-70% of people who are living with dementia experience insomnia. Additionally, people who are living with dementia also wake more frequently and experience less REM sleep than those without the con...

March 15, 2019

Mother's Day is on Sunday 31st March. So are you going out with your Mum? Or preparing a meal at home? Here are some tips for the special day.

With the increase in Alzheimer’s disease and its impact on women, more families are celebrating Mother’s Day with their mums...

February 13, 2019

There are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK today. By 2025 this number is expected to rise to just over 1 million.

Dementia is a word used to describe a collection of symptoms that occur when brain cells stop functioning properly. The most common cause of...

February 12, 2019


People with dementia will eventually become restless, anxious, or sadly even upset. Therefore, it can be extremely helpful to listen intently to the person with dementia as they express their frustrations. As it is likely that you will get some clues...

November 30, 2018

Making the Christmas cakes, puddings and mince pies is a great way of getting both our young and old involved – whether that is stirring or sharing their recipes. Decorating the cake is a safe and creative way for everyone to get involved.

What can be better than gett...

November 29, 2018

Planning ahead will help ensure that any elderly relatives with dementia will also have a day to enjoy.

Christmas Day is here and you ready for all your guests to arrive. However, how do you manage the day, if one of your guests, or even somebody you share your home w...

November 23, 2018

Diabetes UK has issued advice in order to help people manage their Diabetes over the Christmas & New Year period.
If you are living with diabetes, following a healthy lifestyle at Christmas can be both a temptation and struggle. However, it doesn’t mean that the trad...

November 22, 2018

After suffering a slipped disc a few years ago and having to suffer the pain.
I hope never to experience back pain again.

The most common causes of Back, Neck or Leg pain:


Sciatica is caused by the compression and pinching of a nerve, which will likely lea...

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