Weighted Blankets For The Elderly

Weighted Blankets For The Elderly

As we age sleep patterns may change, and you may find you have difficulty staying asleep. Poor sleep patterns can contribute to many problems and lead to a reduced quality of life. Research suggests that weighted blankets may benefit the elderly in a variety of ways....
How To Prevent A Stroke

How To Prevent A Stroke

Every year in the UK 100,000 people suffer a stroke and it is one of the leading causes of death. That’s approximately one person every five minutes has a stroke and there are currently 1.3 million stroke survivors. There are many ways you can help prevent a stroke,...
Do I Have Arthritis?

Do I Have Arthritis?

Arthritis affects more than 10 million people in the UK, both adults and children. It is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint.   If you are experiencing joint pain and wondering if it could be arthritis, keep reading.  There are many...
Helpful gadgets if you’re living with arthritis 

Helpful gadgets if you’re living with arthritis 

Are you one of the millions of people in the UK living with the pain of arthritis? Day-to-day tasks can seem impossible sometimes but there are an array of helpful gadgets available now to help make your life with arthritis easier.  You want to maintain your...
Spotting And Managing Dehydration In The Elderly 

Spotting And Managing Dehydration In The Elderly 

Dehydration affects the elderly more rapidly and more profoundly than it does younger people whether they live independently or in a care home, so it’s important to recognise and treat signs of dehydration as soon as possible.   Here we will discuss the...