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Flower Power Help for Dementia
Flower Power Help for Dementia

When we hear about flower power, who would have thought...

Daffodils are not only beautiful flowers and a fitting symbol of spring, but may also hold the key to the fight against dementia.

A Breath of Fresh Air
A Breath of Fresh Air

 We all know how much we appreciate leaving work or getting out of the house, taking that first breath of fresh air and the feeling of ‘freedom’ as we walk along taking in the sights and sounds of a different view.  Think how much more so this must be for our elderly people living in residential hom...

Down's Syndrome Awareness Day Goes Viral
Down's Syndrome Awareness Day Goes Viral

We love this article regarding Down's Syndrome Awareness Day:-

A mother has said she is amazed after more than a million people watched a video celebrating children with Down's syndrome.

New Drug Innovation for Alzheimer's
New Drug Innovation for Alzheimer's

Researchers from University of Exeter believe they have found a new drug to relieve the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease without suffering any of the frightening side effects that can often be experienced by patients. 

Reminiscence Boosts Self-Esteem
Reminiscence Boosts Self-Esteem

Reminiscence is something that most of us do at some point, whether it is looking back at happy (or not so happy memories).

Keep Fit and Have Fun!
Keep Fit and Have Fun!

Most of us know there are huge benefits to staying active, especially so for those in later life. It’s never too late to begin and once you start, both your body and mind will thank you

MERRY CHRISTMAS

WISHING A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS

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Drug Therapy Breakthrough For Huntingdon's Disease
Drug Therapy Breakthrough For Huntingdon's Disease

New hope has been given to people living with Huntingdon’s Disease, a degenerative brain disease caused by a defect in a gene that alters a normal protein in the brain into one that turns on itself and gradually kills the cells.

Christmas Guests With Dementia - Successful Strategies
Christmas Guests With Dementia - Successful Strategies

We are now told that one in six people over the age of 80 are living with a dementia, thus it is quite likely that many of us will be facing the dilemma of how to manage an older relative in our homes who may indeed have this illness. Here are a few simple tips that could help make it a stress-free Christmas experience for all:

Elf Fun Day 8th December
Elf Fun Day 8th December

Raise a smile and raise money for a worthwhile cause this Christmas by getting together with work colleagues, friends and families and dressing up for this year’s Alzheimer’s Society Elf Day on 8th December.