Healthcare Advice

How To Support Your Loved One With Dementia During Hot Weather

The recent heatwave in the United Kingdom has allowed people to enjoy the sunshine. With temperatures rising into the high-30s to early 40s, the warm weather shows no signs of cooling down. This can have a major impact on a loved one who’s living with dementia as it can pose some challenges for people supporting …

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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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