February 15 2019
The Government is urging people to know their blood pressure and cholesterol numbers as well as they know their bankcard PIN numbers, as part of a bid to slash 150,000 heart attack, stroke and dementia cases over the next decade.
February 13 2019
For the young and young at heart, Valentine’s fun can last all week, but a national dementia expert is advising people to be on hand for those who are liv
December 31 2018
Dementia experts at Care UK are advising families to re-visit the past this New Year, to benefit loved ones living with dementia – and to think twice about incorporating noisy fireworks into midnight celebrations.
December 31 2018
New Year’s resolutions often seem to close down avenues of fun, but for older people they can re-open the door to much loved hobbies or give them the opportunity to take on a new challenge
November 14 2018
Scientists at a London university have discovered that a simple five-minute test can reveal the risk of cognitive decline 10 years before the symptoms begin to show.
September 4 2018
According to researchers at the University of Bordeaux, adopting four simple health rules could protect you from developing dementia, even if you adopt the healthy lifestyle in your sixties - and in Care UK homes we are supporting residents to do just that.
May 18 2018
With Dementia Action Week fast approaching, Care UK homes across the country are running activities to help build awareness of this disease.
March 12 2018
A new study of more than one million people with dementia in France has raised further concerns about the part alcohol may play in the development of early onset dementia.
February 7 2018
It may not feel like it but spring is just around the corner. It is now time to think about how you can capitalise on the health and wellbeing benefits nature can bring for people living with dementia, and the people who care for them.
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.