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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

Are our elders suffering with secret anxiety?

Collaborative Post Sometimes it seems like anxiety is a young person’s game. We constantly hear of the terrible toll living in a constantly connected, always on digital world causes, of the uncertainty that younger generations face in their homes and careers, and about their body image crises and financial stresses. The older generation are much […]

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Taking care of your mind as you age

Collaborative Post While none of us really like to think about it, it’s generally accepted that our minds will deteriorate a bit as we age. That doesn’t have to be the case though. While genetics and pre-disposition may have a role to play, there are things that we can do to keep our minds strong […]

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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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