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Help us end the stigma of dementia

James Ashwell, founder of www.unforgettable.org spent five years caring for his mum who had early onset dementia. They were the hardest years of his life, but they gave James a passion to help others on the dementia journey. Here James explains how Unforgettable might be able to help you....

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HomeTouch now offering new monitoring service for elderly

Canary Care and HomeTouch Today, we are thrilled to announce that we are offering Canary Care’s home monitoring service for all HomeTouch customers. The sensor technology monitors movement, door activity, and temperature levels to identify potential health risks or hazards, providing carers and families with the peace of mind...

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Workout Tips for Baby Boomers

How to start a workout habit We understand. You have a job, you are a mother, a grandmother or “just” a caring wife and your day is usually very busy. “I would love to do more exercises, but I’m just too busy at the moment.” Is that you? Don’t...

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Vascular Dementia

Many people use the terms dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease interchangeably, but Alzheimer’s is not the only cause of dementia. As many as one in five people affected have vascular dementia…Never heard of it? It’s also known as multi-infarct dementia (MID) or vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) and it is actually...

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The Signs of Early Stage Dementia

Early stage dementia We all walk into the kitchen and forget what we came for, or misplace our keys every now and then. So, what is normal forgetfulness and what could indicate that there may be a problem? Dementia is the term for a set of symptoms that include...

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Exercise and Dementia

Exercise and dementia Physical activity can improve the health of mind, body and spirit, and there’s evidence that exercise can protect against dementia. Research is confirming that staying active may help those affected by dementia to maintain their independence and boost their quality of life. We all know that...

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Helping a Bereaved Parent Live Alone

Helping a Bereaved Parent Live Alone Adapting to life alone after losing a partner can be difficult and distressing. As well as dealing with grief and loneliness there may be challenging new household tasks to cope with. It can be a sad and stressful time, but you can support...