Claims vitamin B prevents Alzheimer's are unproven.
B vitamins have been in the news for a while now in relation to helping prevent memory loss and maybe even possibly dementia. I was asked by a customer in conversation if I thought they worked – well my answer was simply that I had no idea as I was no medical professional. However, curiosity got the better of me (as per usual) so I looked a little more at this area.
One of the studies via: http://www.nhs.uk/news/2011/08A
Falls prevention to help those living with dementia
Age UK Falls Awareness Week was held on 17- 21 June 2013. For more information on this, please click on: http://www.ageuk.org.uk/professional-resources-home/services-and-practice/health-and-wellbeing/falls-awareness-week-18-22-june-2012/
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths for senior citizens, with 1 in 3 adults over the age of 65 falling every year I read. Older adults with dementia are up to 60% more
For the last 2 years my wife’s gran had been suffering with Dementia. Sadly, earlier this year she passed away. However, during the previous 2 years of her illness, my Wife and I would visit her on a regular basis at her Nursing Home and based on our experiences we would adopt and try many things in order to make the most out of our visits. This is purely things that we found to be helpful during our visits, so this may not work for everyone. But we share these points with yo
If you have diabetes, foot care should be your top priority
There are 3 million people in the UK who have diabetes and an estimated 850,000 people who have the condition, but don’t even know it. And with this disease comes an array of health concerns, one being diabetic foot ulcers (DFU), a major health concern and a common cause of hospitalization.
Most foot problems that people have who are diabetic arise from 2 serious complications of the disease, being nerve damage
SALE OF GOODS ACT
Your mp3 player breaks exactly 1 day after the 1 year guarantee expires. The electronics firm where you bought it from says that as the 1 year guarantee has expired, there is nothing that they can do to help you and so you need to buy a new mp3 player.
The Sale of Goods Act says that your mp3 player must be fit for purpose.
For the first 4-5 weeks you have a "right of rejection" - if the product that you have bought breaks down, you can demand a refund
Paying for elderly care is the second-biggest expense to most people during their lifetime, this after buying a house. The Government’s proposals for how the State should help with care costs, was announced in early 2013, but the changes will not actually come into effect until 2017.
Until then this literally means that hundreds of thousands of people will have to fight with the current complex Social Care system.
Sadly some families are losing out on any form of financia