Can grapes help protect against Alzheimer’s decline?

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A pilot study in America, at the University of California, Los Angeles looked at whether consuming grapes could help fight the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled stu...

Carers Week! 5 ways to regain your energy after carer burnout

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As a carer of a loved one your days are long and filled with responsibilities. Taking care of yourself is at the end of the list – and it stays there. You may feel run down, lethargic and like you are...

How families can benefit from respite care

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What is Respite Care? Respite care is a type of assistance that allows the family carer to take a break from looking after their loved one. This type of care focuses on helping family carers recharge,...

Loneliness in Older People

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Hundreds of thousands of elderly people are lonely and cut off from society in this country, especially those over the age of 75. According to Age UK, more than 2 million people in England over the a...