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Getting better sleep with the Sleepio app – week 7

Well, I’m all over the place with this programme. Sleepio is an app designed to help chronic poor sleepers get better quality sleep. As I’ve been waking and staying awake for several hours in the early hours for a long time now, this looked like a real opportunity to get a good night’s sleep and […]

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Sleepio week 4 – the going gets tough

I’ve been working my way through the Sleepio programme – designed by experts to help people with long-term sleep problems finally get some decent rest. So far it’s been about looking at aspects of how we prepare for sleep and our connection between sleep and the bedroom. Throughout the programme users keep their own sleep […]

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Trying to get some Sleepio – week 3

It’s week 3 in our review of the Sleepio app – aimed at helping chronic insomniacs finally get a good night’s sleep. For many of us, sleeping through the night is an elusive dream, as we lie awake worrying about our responsibilities and what the future hold. Join me on my journey through the programme […]

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How to keep cool in hot weather

Written by Rebecca Lenton You wouldn’t think it possible that your parent could be too hot in British weather yet with the rising temperatures we’ve been experiencing it’s good to be aware of the way heat can affect the elderly and how to help them stay cool. Who is most vulnerable to heat-related illness? If […]

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