Blog posts of '2016' 'May'

Dementia Awareness Week 2016
Dementia is a progressive disease that leads to memory loss, confusion and communication problems. It can be confusing for not only the dementia sufferer but also their family and friends. To increase awareness of the disease, the Alzheimer’s Society has created an annual Dementia Awareness Week which takes place this week.
EU Goals on Fall Prevention
Around 35% of over 65’s will fall in the space of a year, and that figure rises rapidly to approximately 50% for those aged 80 and over. Falls can happen to anyone regardless of age or medical condition. Many falls are caused by a mixture of factors such as slips and trips, reduced mobility, age or being on medication.