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Reduce Stress In Old Age With These 3 Tips

Collaborative Post Getting old is an inevitable part of life, and different people look at it from different perspectives. For some people, it is the start of a new point in their lives, where they can truly relax and enjoy life, with no work-related stress, no worry of raising a young family, no peer pressure […]

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Dressing to suit your style personality at any age

Body shapes, skin tones and fashion tastes change throughout our lives, and for anyone who likes to look as good as they can at any age, revisiting personal style can be a great idea. People do care about appearance throughout their lives. The anti-ageing sector current accounts for 42% of total skincare spend, while a […]

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Christmas celebrations and dementia

Christmas and other family celebrations can be an overwhelming time for someone living with dementia. A sudden influx of friends and family can cause individuals to feel stressed, agitated and confused. Active Minds outline their top tips for supporting your loved one through the Christmas period, ensuring you enjoy a magical festive time together. Planning […]

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When helpers become the enemy

This week’s storyteller is Sally.After years of being his wife’s carer, Sally’s father began to believe that everyone coming into his home wanted to poison him or steal his treasures. In this first part of her story, Sally describes how her father slipped into delusional paranoia and how his family struggled to help. After more […]

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