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At Prestige, we are dedicated to providing a transparent service and information to clients and the public seeking ways to improve their quality of life, from health to general enjoyment of life. Our regular blog and news posts are designed to educate, entertain and enlighten all walks of life from the elderly to informal carers.

The Key to Maintaining Brain Health Late in Life

July 20th, 2017|

A Complex Organ When it comes to exploring the brain, it would seem that with each breakthrough the scientific community makes, new unprecedented questions arise. While this is certainly positive in that it allows research [...]

Strokes: Signs, Rehabilitation, and Risk Reduction

July 13th, 2017|

What is a Stroke? When talking about strokes, many refer to what’s known as an ischemic stroke. Accounting for nearly 80% of all strokes, an ischemic stroke occurs when a blood vessel (leading to the [...]

Prostate Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

July 6th, 2017|

A Growing Concern Based on year-over-year trends, the American Cancer Society estimates that in 2017, there will be 161,360 new cases of prostate cancer, and approximately 26,730 deaths. One reason for its frequency in recent [...]

Food Allergies: Detection and Management for Seniors

June 29th, 2017|

What Are Food Allergies? In theory, it can be easy to confuse food intolerance for a food allergy. The former primarily involves the digestive system and its inability to properly break down certain foods. Food [...]

Skin Cancer in Seniors: Development, Identification, and Risk Reduction

June 22nd, 2017|

On the Surface and On the Rise Skin cancer is consistently reported to be the most common form of cancer in the United States, affecting more than one million people every year – many of [...]

Low-Impact Exercises for Seniors

June 15th, 2017|

The Importance of Staying Active Staying physically active is important at every stage of our lives, but as we grow older, it becomes especially vital. Engaging in the recommended daily amount of moderate activity (at [...]

5 Quick and Healthy Meals for Elderly People

May 25th, 2017|

Elderly people need to be careful about what they eat in order to stay in good health. However, preparing healthy and tasty meals is often a challenge. If you care for an elderly relative or [...]

The future of self-funded care

May 19th, 2017|

With the general election fast approaching and the launch of party manifestos, we have seen a renewed interest in social care and the ongoing debate on its funding. First came Labour, who revealed that it [...]

What are The Most Common Routes into a Caring Career

May 18th, 2017|

Care work can be a very rewarding career. While it is sometimes challenging, it is popular because no two days are the same, and you also know that you’re doing something worthwhile and having a [...]