25th November 2016
With the festive season fast approaching, we are all looking forward to putting up our Christmas decorations. Nothing is more magical than glitter and fake snow, especially for children at this time of year. With this in mind we have found some crafty ideas to create in the run up to yule that you and the younger generations can enjoy making together. It is important to keep minds and fingers mobile, and 5 tips to boost your mood proves that keeping busy creates a better outlook on life, for any individual.
14th November 2016
Music, one of the world’s most interacted-with arts, has been proven to be more beneficial for older people than previously thought. Whether it be listening to the smooth, soft tones of Jazz or winding down with classical notes from the comfort of riser recliner chairs, music can improve the quality of life of older people in numerous ways.
10th November 2016
Christmas is a time for sharing, giving and being together to enjoy everything that it represents. However, unfortunately for many older people across the UK, Christmas can be a very lonely time with no one to share the special season with.
3rd November 2016
Insomnia is a debilitating sleep condition which affects millions of people across the UK. But now a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has proven cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) is effective in reducing the insomnia in older adults.
31st October 2016
A new befriending service in west Wales is going from strength to strength as thousands of older people from across the area celebrate the success of the initiative after an estimated 75,000 over 65s describe themselves as lonely.
27th October 2016
We all know of the advantages of cycling, but how many of us actually take to the saddle to enjoy the free and healthy benefits that accompany the activity?