How do we keep brains active into older years?
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