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.
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.