How Britain’s ‘plague village’ is coming together

More than 350 years ago, the Derbyshire village of Eyam quarantined itself during the plague. Now it’s using those lessons about humanity to face...

‘Age is just a number’ for senior cheerobics team

A group of Korean women in their 70s have found new freedom in their older age in 'cheerobics', a mixture of cheerleading and aerobics. With...

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From a young age we are told to watch out and avoid things that may harm us and these are called ‘learned’ fears. We’ve made...

What is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms?

What is Covid-19 – the illness that started in Wuhan? It is caused by a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered...

Resources for family carers

It’s Carers Week in the UK – a nationwide campaign that aims to raise awareness, recognise carers and help provide resources for people in...

Caring for my elderly mother is putting a strain on me – what can...

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine offers her perspective on a daughter who wants to take a family holiday but is worried...

How Do You Engage The Elderly In Social Activities?

Isolation among seniors hurts more than anything else. Engaging socially is important for the elderly. Socialization is a way to build new...

‘I don’t let dementia stop me from writing my poetry’

In her years as a writer and poet, Alice Kelly has written dozens of poems and has now published her third book. At the age...

Suda the Elephant Painting

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Boy, 4, shares gifts with dementia patient

My 92-year-old aunt, who is cognitively impaired and requires a walker or wheelchair to get around, still lives in her own apartment, where round-the-clock...

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