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Alzheimer’s funding boost for Scottish scientists

03 Jun 2019

Scottish researchers at Edinburgh University have received funding to explore what could be a new way of treating Alzheimer’s. The team from the UK Dementia Research Institute at Edinburgh University have received £160,000 from Alzheimer’s Research UK. The funding will be used to investigate nerve damage caused by Alzheimer’s, which causes the symptoms of dementia. […]

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Aberdeenshire orphan lambs helping with dementia

19 Apr 2019

Spring has arrived at one care home in Aberdeenshire. A trio of orphan lambs visited the Balhousie Huntly care home. Many of the residents, who suffer from dementia, had grown up on farms, and so the visit helped them to reconnect with their childhood memories. The lambs, who couldn’t be cared for by their mothers, […]

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Project looks at care for people with dementia and sight loss

03 Apr 2019

A project to consider how to care for the 12,500 Scots who have both dementia and sight loss is to begin. It will look at what activities people with both conditions find rewarding. Often, old photographs and films are used to help people with dementia reminisce, but for those who also have sight loss, the […]

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Five lifestyle tips for a healthy tummy

28 Dec 2018

1. Beat stress to ease tummy troubles You may have noticed a feeling of unease in your stomach during times of stress. That’s because anxiety and worry can upset the delicate balance of digestion. In some people stress slows down digestion, causing bloating, pain and constipation, while in others it speeds it up causing diarrhoea […]

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The importance of exercise as you get older

02 Aug 2018

Physical activity and exercise can help you stay healthy, energetic and independent as you get older. Many adults aged 65 and overspend, on average, 10 hours or more each day sitting or lying down, making them the most sedentary age group. They’re paying a high price for their inactivity, with higher rates of falls, obesity, […]

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Just one hour a week of social interaction helps dementia patients

27 Jul 2018

Have you considered Clece Care Services to care for your loved ones during these cold winter months? Click here to read more and call us to find care in your area 0203 815 6900.

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