How do we keep brains active into older years?
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. […]Read more
There’s a saying that goes, “only the weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature….” Good literature is good for the body, the soul, and the spirit. With it you can go to places you have never been, relive a time you have never seen, and go on adventures made out of your wildest dreams. Good […]Read more
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 […]Read more
Social prescribing has been much in the news over the last year, but many of us have a fuzzy idea of what it is and whether it can be useful. The idea is that a health professional, such as a GP or other primary health workers, can prescribe activities such as exercise or joining an […]Read more
Written by Kathy Lawrence With depression known to be a real risk in an ageing population, there are many ways that we can help our parents to keep active and independent to stave off the gloom. Our parents can become depressed for many reasons. Losing friends and loved ones is an obvious cause, but loneliness […]Read more
Depression can affect anyone of any age, but as people age, they can become more susceptible to feeling down. We look at ways that friends and family can help support older people. As we get older, our lives naturally change – and many of these changes are ones that people welcome with open arms. Many […]Read more