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Exercise for the Elderly

Posted on August 31, 2017 By Brendan Kildea

As we all know, exercise is essential to a healthy lifestyle. We are always told that a 20 minute walk a day does wonders for both our physical and mental…

 

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Mindfulness

Posted on August 30, 2017 By Brendan Kildea

Mindfulness, put simply, is the ability to physically and mentally be aware of the present, while not being distracted by our surroundings and thoughts (https://www.mindful.org/what-is-mindfulness/). You may wonder why this…

 

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Pet Companionship

Posted on August 11, 2017 By Brendan Kildea

Having a pet can make a world of difference. Anyone who has ever had a pet has felt the love and companionship they can offer. There are many positives to…

 

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Travelling with Dementia

Posted on July 7, 2017 By Brendan Kildea

In our last blog, we looked at the symptoms of Dementia. Following that, people have had queries regarding travelling with a Dementia sufferer. Is it safe to travel with them?…

 

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Dementia – How do I know if someone is developing Dementia?

Posted on June 30, 2017 By Brendan Kildea

What is Dementia? Many people believe it to be when someone’s memory begins to fade. Although this is true, memory loss is not the only symptom of it. In fact,…

 

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Elderly Drivers – Taking the Car Key away

Posted on June 23, 2017 By Brendan Kildea

At one stage or another, people face the awful scenario whereby they must take the car keys away from an elderly parent. This can be a traumatic experience for both…

 

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