Tag Archives: Contact With Family and Friends

Identifying a Suitable Live-in Carer (Good Care Group)

Summary Live-in Care may be viewed by some as a preferable alternative to moving into a care home. The following piece offers numerous considerations when trying to identify a suitable live-in carer, and an appropriate live-in care solution. Full Text … Continue reading

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Dementia Risk Associated With Loneliness / Absence of Close Relationships in Later Life (BBC News / Journals of Gerontology / Aging and Mental Health)

Summary Loneliness is increasingly mentioned in research as a potentially modifiable risk factor for dementia. Research based on data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing indicates that marriage and / or having close friends may help to protect individuals … Continue reading

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