There is hope, people! was Richard Briley’s message celebrating the recovery of his 86 year old mother, admitted to hospital with a broken spine, who recovered fron the Coronavirus. There is also hope in the stories of a 104 year old grandma, a 104 year old granddad, and a 95 year old grandma who also beat the virus.
Thousands of people caring for a loved one with dementia are cut off from people who normally encourage and help them, because of the Coronavirus crisis. They need our prayers – and deserve our applause!
The ‘great generation’ – the 90 year olds and up who sacrificed to build the country up after the Great Depression and the 2nd World War should be sacrificed in the Coronavirus crisis, Professor says.
Disconnection, such as the isolation necessary to prevent the spread of Covid-10, can make us anxious and affect our mental health. The Hebrew King David had a perfect prescription for putting it right.
In the corona-virus isolation and fear, a bedrock of human kindness is rising to the occasion
When the new immigration rules come into force next January there’s going to be a big change in how companies view older employees. At present, research shows that when employees reach the age of 50 they keep quiet about it. They see their promotion prospects as nil compared to younger colleagues. It’as also harder to get a new job after the age of 50.
Israeli scientists say that the BCG vaccine used to treat bladder cancer, may prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
Children’s school achievements almost double the national average in a project involving older people
Primary School childrens’ achievements almost double in project involving older people
The British economic boom may falter if older people don’t stay in employment, as shortage of younger people entering the workplace increases.
How a Holocaust survivor celebrated life by making a Christmas cake
We now have a secure government with a majority that means it can get things done. We can be the lever that tips it in the right direction – each one of us adding a weight that eventually moves it. We can end the social care crisis.
Tips for a happy, safe Christmas with an elderly relative
We don’t often get to see miracles, but Emma, the manager of our Bethany Home in Plymouth saw one unfold over time, thanks to a