When they get older logo

Mental health

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

Dementia prevention update January 2024

Here’s a roundup of the latest research and ideas around how to prevent, or at least delay, the onset of dementia. Biological age rather than actual age could be an indicator of risk of dementia and stroke. Biological markers include blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol levels, inflammation markets, waist circumference and lung capacity. The hope […]

Read more

Supporting Seniors’ Mental Health: How to Care for Your Older Loved Ones

Collaborative Post A person of any age struggling with mental health conditions needs support both for their well-being and quality of life. However, as our loved ones age, they often face more complex challenges that require greater understanding, resources and assistance. We’re exploring some practical ways to provide support and care for older individuals facing […]

Read more

Mental Health Matters: Understanding and Supporting Loved Ones

Collaborative Post It’s important for anyone with a friend or relative struggling with mental health issues to be able to understand and support their loved ones. While it’s natural to want to help, it’s not always easy to know what to do or say. If you have a loved one who is dealing with mental […]

Read more

Choosing the right gift for someone with dementia

Knowing what to buy for an older relative can be difficult. And choosing for someone with dementia can seem particularly hard. The people at Relish, who specialise in presents for those living with dementia, have put together some tips to help you feel confident in your choices. Match the gift to ability Cognitive ability diminishes […]

Read more