Even at our weakest, most helpless times, our spirits are safely held by God’s Holy spirit.
Because of Covid, many people will be spending Christmas Day alone. But there are things they can do to make it a blessing.
In the depths of dementia, Prima Ballerina Marta C. González is transported back to the role she played in Swan Lake, and steps, momentarily, through the fog to her real self.
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.
For some weeks at the height of the Covid pandemic the elderly were denied hospital treatment, according to an investigation by the Sunday Times. The NHS has issued a rebuttal.
Former head of the nuclear deterrent aiming for £5bn lawsuit to force NHS to meet lawful obligation to fund continuing health care.
If a physical condition is the reason you need care, whether in your own home or in a care home, the NHS has a fund to pay for it. It’s called Continuing Healthcare. But they have refused, in tens of thousands of cases. Now the former head of the UK’s Nuclear Deterrent Programme aims to launch a $5bn lawsuit to make them pay, and refund those they refused.
An article by a Health Editor in the national press suggests that care homes’ safety measures are a form of abuse and lead to residents’ horrible, lonely death. Nothing could be further from the truth. Older people are safer in care homes than in their own homes.
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.