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Gracewell of Salisbury To Host Monthly Carers’ Group

Residents and team members at Gracewell of Salisbury are welcoming all dementia carers to their Monthly Carers’ Group, in partnership with Alzheimer’s Support.  

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Seeing Dementia as a ‘New Paradigm’

Great progress has undoubedtly been made in our understanding of what dementia is. We know that dementia describes a range of symptoms that may include memory loss and trouble with thinking, problem-solving and language.

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7 types of dementia to be aware of

Despite the fact that 850,000 people in the UK are currently living with dementia, our understanding of its different forms still has a long way to go.

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Study Draws Stronger Link Between Blood Pressure and Dementia

New research reinforces the belief that dementia may be linked to blood pressure changes.

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Can Coffee be Useful in Curbing Dementia?

Black coffee may be helpful for older adults worried about the risk of dementia.

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3 Nutritious Meals for Brain Health

Did you know that the food you eat has a large effect on how well your brain is able to function? According to the Brain and Spine Foundation, the brain uses one-fifth of all the blood that's pumped from the heart. To provide it with the nutrients it needs to stay energised and efficient throughout the day, you should feed it plenty of fatty acids, vitamins, amino acids and complex carbohydrates. Try these recipes that include these essential ingredients. 

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Study Finds Nature Films May Benefit Those With Early Dementia

Dementia is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. In the UK alone, there are an estimated 850,000 people diagnosed with the memory-loss condition, according to the Alzheimer's Society. People experiencing the onset of dementia may begin to show signs of restlessness and frustration as symptoms like confusion start to occur. This is particularly true when the sun goes down - a condition called sundowning. A recent study by researchers at Exeter University discovered that watching nature films may reduce the side effects of sundowning in those in the early stages of dementia.

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4 Tips To Stay Physically Active With Dementia

Exercising regularly is one of the most effective ways to maintain both mental and physical health. Working out can drastically reduce people's risk of serious conditions like heart disease and diabetes. However, when individuals are affected by dementia, staying active can become increasingly difficult. 

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