How to Care for Your Aging Loved One After the Death of a Spouse Image via Pixabay “We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love.” – Madame de Stael As we age, we will inevitably experience the difficult process of saying goodbye to the people we love. Grandparents and parents, sisters and brothers, friends and sometimes even children pass away, and we are left with only the memories we’ve made with them. While each loss is difficult, there are few things that hurt more than … Continue reading How to Care for Your Aging Loved One After the Death of a Spouse – guest post by Richard Wright
Healthy Aging Tips For Seniors by Jim Vogel of Elder Action How Having a Hobby Can Cultivate Mental Wellbeing Photo Courtesy of Pixabay As we age, we sometimes forget the things that once sparked joy in our lives. Having a hobby is so important, not only because it makes your life more enjoyable, but it also impacts your mental agility. The best way to find a new hobby is to simply try something new. Thankfully, there are endless opportunities that will keep you occupied while enriching your life. If you or someone you know is … Continue reading Guest Post – Healthy Aging Tips for Seniors by Jim Vogel
Healthy living as a young or middle-aged person looks quite different from staying healthy as an elderly person. While transitioning into new habits that’ll keep you healthy in your senior years can be a big change, it doesn’t have to be a difficult one. A few changes here and there are all it takes for you to live your life to its healthiest and fullest when you’re enjoying your golden years. Stay Active: Engaging in light to moderate exercise regularly can work wonders for your health. Light stretching, walking, and swimming are all great ways to get your body moving in a safe … Continue reading Guest Post: 4 Healthy Living Tips for Seniors by Marie Villeza
For a few months now, I’ve been conversing by phone and email with Dr Sanjeet Pakrasi who is a consultant psychiatrist in Newcastle. Sanjeet has put together a care service for people with dementia that I would like to see researched for adults with learning disabilities as it seems to have potential not just for improving care delivery but also reducing costs. At its root is a touchscreen and broadband connection between client, family (optional), and a care hub which gives people live and spontaneous access to recognisable others who are able to provide help and support. Increasingly, it is also offering entertainment … Continue reading So why Newcastle?