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The Key to Maintaining Brain Health Late in Life

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 to become more focused, it also illuminates the fact that the brain is vastly and endlessly complex. In spite of [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:07+00:00July 20th, 2017|

Wandering in the Elderly

Wandering in the Elderly; Tips to Prevent Unwanted Elderly Wandering Due to growing numbers of seniors, many of whom are afflicted with Alzheimer’s and dementia, wandering is increasing. Even in familiar places, a person with Alzheimer's may not remember his or her name or address and can become disoriented. Wandering with dementia is dangerous, but there are [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+00:00April 20th, 2017|

The hidden cost of dementia care

A new report from Alzheimer’s Research UK illustrates how the condition has a huge impact on not only those who have to undergo its debilitating effect, but also their friends, families and loved ones. There are an estimated 700,000 people in the UK who care for close friends or relatives that suffer from Alzheimer’s. The report – Dementia [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:30+00:00December 18th, 2015|

How to help someone with dementia

Find out how you can help those diagnosed with dementia by pursuing a career with Prestige Nursing + Care. Nursing and care jobs available across the UK. Dementia presents a national challenge for an ageing population and a health and social care sector struck by massive funding shortages. Those with dementia can suffer from memory [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:30+00:00November 16th, 2015|

How to Improve Memory in Old Age 

Mind Over Matter: How to Improve Memory in Old Age One of the most frustrating changes that many elderly people experience as the years go by is deterioration in their memory. When a person's memory begins to suffer, it can affect their quality of life and cause them distress. Fortunately, there are many ways that [...]

2018-11-14T12:06:03+00:00July 6th, 2015|

Head Along to the Dementia Carers Group

Forget-Me-Not Tuesdays: Head Along to the Dementia Carers Group If you care for a loved one with dementia, you will know about all of the challenges this entails. Sometimes it can feel lonely to be the primary carer, and it is often important to meet other carers to get support or simply to talk to [...]

2018-11-14T12:06:03+00:00June 4th, 2015|