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Can Dementia cause poor balance?

Can Dementia cause poor balance?

There are many reasons that people can start to lose their balance as they get older. Often, these causes can be linked back to the brain. In some cases, disorders of the brain that have progressed quite far can cause a loss of balance. However, some early-stage...
Stimulating activities for those with dementia

Stimulating activities for those with dementia

Dementia-friendly activities can be a fantastic way to help mitigate some of the more difficult feelings and behaviours associated with this condition. Boredom, loneliness, anxiety and irritability can all be decreased by keeping those you care for engaged with...
The benefits of pet therapy for seniors

The benefits of pet therapy for seniors

The founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale was advocating the benefits of pet therapy in those she treated back in the 1800s. And according to records, animal-assisted interventions have been used since as far back as the 18th Century. Of course, the...
What is the ideal room temperature for the elderly?

What is the ideal room temperature for the elderly?

It can be hard to maintain the perfect temperature in your household, and as you get older, extreme heat and cold can become more tricky to deal with. In this article, we’re exploring the ideal room temperature for the elderly. We’ll look at why it’s important, how it...
Common Myths & Stereotypes About Dementia

Common Myths & Stereotypes About Dementia

Although dementia affects around 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization, there are many misconceptions around the disease. This can lead to frustrations on the part of the people with the disease, carers, and relatives, alike....