New cases of dementia are falling, and if the decline continues by 2040 there will be 15 million fewer cases. This is happening without drugs, and is down to the power of friendship and life style changes
Embedded values in the Loma Linda University Hospital staff make it outstanding in terms of care and medical expertise. In contrast, Judith Wood writes of the agonising experience of her brother in law in an NHS hospital.
Airlifted to hospital with traumatic brain injury and more, after a hit and run driver knocked him off his motorbike, Easter was a time of coming back to life for Vince.
A letter from Ukraine from David Bute, the English Pastor and entrepreneur who has been building businesses and the Kingdom of God there for over two decades.
Helping elderly relatives can be difficult, especially when they want to maintain their independence, including those living with dementia, so a light bulb that sees and monitors is a boon.
Many things make Christmas special, but one thing can make it even better for people living with dementia or mild cognitive impairment. Our new Brain & Soul Boosting for Seniors’ Christmas special can help strengthen mental processes (cognition) and bring contentment that creates perfect conditions for ‘re-menting’ – that stepping through the fog momentarily as wholly themselves.
Although he’s loved by many as an actor and entertainer, there was little love or respect in Billy Connolly’s childhood. In his new book he describes one of the best things that happened to him was when an elderly man gave him a ‘bob-a-job’ along with respect and a listening ear.
This week the nation teeters on the brink of choosing to serve God or Mammon. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan for funding social care properly is to raise national insurance contributions or taxes. But he is opposed by Cabinet members who say it is morally wrong to raise taxes. Is it morally right to refuse help to thousands of disabled adults, or frail elderly? Are we serving Mammon or Grace?