Healthcare Advice

5 Things You Should Know About the Flu for Dementia Patients

Flu and Dementia: Who is Most Susceptible to the Flu?  It has been recognised that those aged 65 and over are at greater risk of developing complications from the flu since immune defences become weaker with age. According to the CDC, it has been estimated that 70-90% of flu-related deaths have been among those aged 65+. …

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5 Early Signs of Dementia

What is Dementia?  Dementia is a chronic disorder of the mental processes caused by either a brain disease or injury damaging the brain. Symptoms can start appearing early, and their severity will mostly depend on what is causing the dementia itself and, combined with a person’s overall health, will dictate the speed of deterioration. There are …

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Carer’s Week 2021: Make Carers Visible & Valued

What Is Carers Week? Carers week, as the name suggests, is a week-long campaign that runs every year to raise awareness for all those caring for families and communities throughout the UK. It gives recognition to the challenges voluntary carers face and helps those that actively carry out caring responsibilities without necessarily knowing it, to …

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