Blog posts of '2016' 'January'

Rain Link to Pain Levels

Do your aches and pains feel worse when it rains? Well it would seem that there is a good chance that they really do. Experts are now investigating whether the weather really does affect illnesses such as arthritis, rheumatism, asthma and even migraine headaches.

 Clinical Rheumatologist Dr Will Di...

Jigsaw Puzzles To Avert Alzheimer's

Studies suggest that the simple act of doing jigsaw puzzles on a regular basis can really help stave off the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. This highly enjoyable hobby has been proved to stimulate the brain in such a way that it can even help gain a longer life span, especially when combined with reg...

Meaningful Music - Benefits for Dementia

Many people are already aware of the benefits that music can have on our wellbeing, but this is particularly so with older people and for anyone who has a dementia like Alzheimer’s. Therapists have found that music can help people to engage, ease stress and uplift moods, often when all else fails.