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UK news for older people April 2012

Latest news for seniors and families April 2021

Latest news and advice includes: Deferring pensions and long-overdue married women’s state pension Covid-19 testing and vaccinations Latest Coronavirus roadmap steps for care homes Palliative care failings Dementia and processed meats Household bill increases Tech divide The state of social care   Pensions Deferring taking your state pension could give you significantly higher income in […]

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The best brain games for seniors

Keeping those little grey cells active is more important than ever as people age. Intellectual engagement, such as playing brain games, has been shown to improve cognitive function (mental ability) in seniors. Not only can this prevent the onset of or the worsening of dementia, but it can benefit seniors’ health by helping individuals function […]

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Can we avoid Alzheimer’s?

Not so many years ago Alzheimer’s disease was a mystery to many. It wasn’t easily identified, and for many of us, its implications weren’t widely understood. When it struck members of our family, we didn’t know how to cope. And we certainly didn’t know how it had happened. Much has changed in recent years. There […]

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Eldercare news in June 2020

A roundup of useful services, tips and trends to help you care for your older family and friends. Dementia radio is a hit for all ages Do ethnicity and belief mean greater risk for coronavirus? Local authority and social care ombudsman back online Vaccines and who should get them Why we should keep the toilet […]

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