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Pets make people happy, which is why so many of us choose to keep a pet at home. But as well as making us smile, the health benefits of engaging with a pet are numerous. Playing with a friendly animal, be it a dog, cat, rabbit, guinea rabbit, or any other friendly four legged friend […]Continue reading
By far the most common cause of hearing loss is ageing, with three quarters of deaf people being over the age of 60. Often this hearing loss comes on gradually, and sadly, many older people simply ignore the symptoms, or view them as a natural part of ageing about which nothing can be done. The […]Continue reading
Regular exercise is good for you. We all know that, but as people get older, health complaints, mobility problems, or even simple lack of motivation can all lead to them becoming less active. If a person you are caring for is spending long hours everyday chair-bound, they may need some help and encouragement to increase […]Continue reading
As we get older memories from our teens and early twenties tend to remain most prominent in our minds. Reminiscence activities that encourage people to recall and talk about life in their younger years can prove very enjoyable, and help develop stronger connections with both family and carers. For people in the early stages of […]Continue reading
Stress is one of those things that tends to creep up on you. If you’re caring for a loved one, be it your Mum, Dad, spouse or other family member, you’ll be having to juggle a lot of commitments, and with that comes stress. You may not realise it at first, particularly if you’ve taken […]Continue reading