New research shows that a friend who listens and using technology to stay in touch increases brain volume, improves cognition by ‘4-years worth’, and staves off dementia.
Category: Healthy living in old age
Many older people say they prefer to stay at home even though lock-down is ending. But we are made in God’s image for relationship, and isolation is not good for us
A compassionate, funny, observant look at being very old that gives insight and hints at what you should do now, before you get there.
Being a glass half empty sort is a drag and can take years off your life. But you can change how you think about life!
Because of Covid, many people will be spending Christmas Day alone. But there are things they can do to make it a blessing.
Remembrance Sunday honours sacrifices made by ordinary people in the war – and makes us think of the sacrifices being made in the current war on the invisible enemy, the coronavirus.
We joke that everyone is a little cracked – but God repairs the cracks to our souls from the light, and the deep hammer blows that life brings.
Having your limbs and body stretched by an external force can dilate blood vessels and improve blood flow, mitigating conditions due to impaired vascular efficiency, and be a help to older people with limited mobility.
During the CV-19 lock-down, grandparents and grandchildren are keeping in touch over WhatsApp, Skype and so on, but are missing the human touch, and the hugs. Once lock-down is over, a new study suggests that , dancing with grandma will do more good than they realise.