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The Benefits of Creative And Therapeutic Activities For The Elderly

We tend to think about activities for young children, but did you know that creative and therapeutic activities are useful for all ages, especially the elderly? Anything which requires the use of your hands, your brain, your creativity […]

What is a Healthy Diet For The Elderly?

A healthy diet is vital at any age, but during old age it is even more important to ensure the right balance of vitamins and minerals, to ensure overall health and wellbeing. In addition, it’s important to get […]

Dehydration in the Elderly – Prevention, Risks, And Symptoms

We all know that we should drink plenty of water and stay hydrated, in order to remain fit and healthy. From time to time, it’s normal to forget to grab a glass of water and as a result […]

How Can Older People be in Control of Decision Making About Their Care and Support Needs?

When a person begins to age, life changes. We all want to pretend that this is never going to happen to us, but the fact remains that life means birth, the middle part, ageing, and then death. This […]
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How The Effects of Ageing Can Affect The Day to Day Life of Elderly People

The ageing process begins relatively slowly. Nobody can be sure at the age it really starts because we’re all individual and experience life and progression at different stages. Overall, however, when the physical effects of ageing start to […]

What is The Difference Between Alzheimer’s And Dementia?

We hear so much about mental health issues these days that it can be difficult to differentiate the terms we are hearing. Every single issue has nuances which are subtly different to another condition, but they do link […]