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Maintaining the health of your loved one.

We all know that regular cardiovascular exercise like cycling is good for our physical health, but it’s also highly beneficial for our brain health too.  Christina Neal speaks to Richard Howeson from Britain’s biggest language company, uTalk, about how...
Learning a second language could help to boost cognitive skills and delay the onset of dementia. Christina Neal reveals why and speaks to Richard Howeson, owner of Britain’s biggest language learning company, uTalk, who reveals the benefits of learning...
Looking at the bigger picture of a person with dementia’s health is important. Hayley Cantrell, manager of Foxearth Lodge Nursing Home (https://www.foxearthlodge.co.uk), explains how to take care of a loved one.  If a loved one is living with a diagnosis...
Social contact is crucial for the emotional wellbeing of a person with dementia. Business owner Monica Bradley explains why she made a point of ensuring her mum had a varied social schedule…  I cared for my late mum, Agnes, who had...
A person with dementia can experience changes in appetite which can affect their health if they are not getting enough nutrients. Helen Drain, Dementia Trainer & Deputy Training Team Leader at Christies Care (christiescare.com) has some advice on managing...
An international study by scientists in the China, the UK and USA has found that people who consume little or no fish have an increased risk of dementia.  The study of nearly 7,000 participants aged over 60 in six provinces...
Being a carer for a loved one with dementia is one of the most stressful situations anyone can face. You may be worried about the future and mourning for the past while juggling many tasks in the present. Mindfulness is a...

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