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Mental health

Looking for ideas for brain stimulation? Caring for parents with advancing dementia? We share tips and advice on mental health

heat and sundowning in dementia

How heat affects sundowning in dementia

Temperatures in the UK have reached record-breaking highs this summer. The heatwave poses a risk to everyone’s health, especially those living with dementia, as they are at greater risk of dehydration, tiredness and behavioural changes – including ‘sundowning’. What is sundowning? ‘Sundowning is a state of confusion many of those living with dementia experience in […]

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Worried about dementia? Here are 5 things to look out for

Collaborative Post The thought of someone close to you developing dementia is something no one wants to experience. However, as people are living longer, it has become an increasingly prominent condition. Every person is different and there is no way of knowing fully how the disease will affect each individual. if you or a loved […]

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How meditation can help your sense of well being

Stressed out? Panicking? Frustrated? Breathing deeply and taking some time to think about things may be the best thing you can do to change your perspective. Meditation can remove stress from the day and give you a sense of inner peace. It’s worth considering meditating if you are anxious, tense, and anxious due to stress. […]

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Games and puzzles to keep minds active

Age can bring a slowdown in cognitive abilities. Playing games is a great way to keep minds active. It’s also a good way to keep people connected, reducing the risk of loneliness. There are different types of games that seniors can play, and there is not one perfect game for all. Which games work best […]

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