Fast food eateries are familiar and comfortable social spaces that older people like, says recent research from Michigan. And socialising boosts cognitive health, and reduces the risk of dementia.
Analysis of late data following unsuccessful trials of an ‘anti-Alzheimer’s’ drug showed that it might help a few people if given earlier and in larger doses. Now approval for further trials are to be fast tracked through the American FDA
Millions of over 75s will be hearing from the BBC shortly, with instructions for paying the full fee, unless they receive pension credit. But proving they receive the credit could seem to many to be making them susceptible to fraud.
Care home resident Joan Willetts, 104, covers 17 miles walking 4 times a day up steep ramp to raise £thousands for charity.
When comedienne Maureen Lipman’s husband died in 2004, she didn’t know how to grieve because her role was to make people laugh. Now, 16 years later, she can see where she went wrong. We’re not that good at grieving here in the UK, but with so much of it around because of Covid, we need to learn to do better. Learn about a new booklet on its way.
350 people self-isolated to stop the plague. 260 of them died. But they succeeded, and deserve to be honoured.
The danger that dementia poses for all of us, and the heartbreaking stories of people struggling with it, who need care.
In the Covid-10 crisis, many people haven’t been able to say goodbye to their loved ones. It can make grieving more intense, and the shock greater. But Jesus holds all things together, and we can tell Him what we want our loved one to know.
Excluded from the care home because of the Covid crisis, each day he blows a kiss over the wall to his wife of 49 years.
Ageist attitudes are being seen in the response to the coronavirus crisis and pressure on NHS resources. But experts are also combating it, pointing out the value of human life.
‘We will meet again’ when the Coronavirus siege is lifted, but this Easter Sunday marks a much greater freedom – one we can hardly imagine.