December 27 2017
An expert on wellbeing for older people is urging people to think how they can use technology to make Christmas and the New Year special.
December 6 2017
New research shows that people living with dementia benefit from being connected with their local community. At Care UK, teams are working to develop these crucial links.
November 28 2017
New research from the US has found a link between the sleep disorder obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and levels of a protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease.
November 20 2017
Care home residents across the UK are celebrating the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s platinum wedding anniversary by sharing their own memories of that special day, 70 years ago.
October 26 2017
Over the past year you may have read touching interviews with Formula 1 legend, Sir Jackie Stewart, talking about his wife’s experience with dementia. Many of those caring for a loved one with the condition will recognise his description of his wife’s flawless long-term memory but minimal short term memory.
October 6 2017
New research suggests that stressful events, such as losing your job, divorce or the death of a loved one, can age your brain.
September 28 2017
We all feel better for a trip to the seaside, but a new study may reveal just how a nostalgic trip to the beach can support personal wellbeing, including in older people.
August 25 2017
Families are being encouraged to enjoy multi-generational days out this bank holiday for the benefit of young and old alike.
August 7 2017
New research from the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) shows that starting a variety of new hobbies can protect against cognitive decline. However, brain training games have little if any effect.
May 30 2017
Debra Fox, Care UK’s dementia expert, looks at how you can use television programmes to have a positive effect on the wellbeing of loved ones living with dementia.