Healthcare Advice

How To Ensure Your Loved One With Dementia Gets A Good Night’s Sleep

People with dementia can have several issues when it comes to getting good quality sleep. Not only can it affect your loved one from doing everyday activities, but also their ability to sleep during the night. Depending on the type of dementia the person has, this can present various challenges for you and your loved …

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Young-Onset Dementia Explained

Dementia affects 850,000 people in the UK and around 42,325 young people have been diagnosed with this disease. Those who show symptoms of dementia before the age of 65 are classified as having early-onset dementia. However, symptoms can start to show from as young as 30 years old. Both young-onset dementia and dementia are caused by a …

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Why Do More Women Get Alzheimer’s?

There are over 47 million people worldwide suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. In the UK alone, 1 million are living with dementia, with over 65% being women. As researchers continue to explore the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, gender disparity has become a complex topic. We take a look at some of the underlying factors, and why women are …

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When Will People Receiving Home Care Get COVID Vaccinations?

The question currently on everyone’s lips is when will they be vaccinated? COVID-19 and the global pandemic it caused has left many feeling isolated, scared and alone. But with the announcement made first by Pfizer/BioNTech, then Oxford/AstraZeneca, and with more being made each week, there is an end in sight. Latest COVID-19 Updates COVID-19 Testing …

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Valentine’s Day & Dementia: What to Consider When Your Partner Has Dementia

Taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can severely test the vows you made to one another many moons ago. It is a very difficult and strenuous job that inevitably causes pain and grief for the person you once knew – before dementia came crashing into your lives. However, whilst loving and caring for …

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