Ageing Well

Ageing Well

Image of an elder man looking at a wall calendar

Dementia and time perception difficulties

Dementia is associated with a decline in memory and cognitive function, affecting language, reasoning, judgement and behaviour, this may be why for those living with dementia, the concept of time can be challenging. What happens to those with dementia and time perception difficulties? For those with dementia, the temporal lobes... Read More
An elder woman with her Carer, laughing together.

Ageing Well – social interactions

Our Ageing Well series is designed to help you make positive choices about your quality of life. These decisions can help you to live longer, and more importantly increase your healthspan. This is the period of time in your later years where you remain healthy. What are social interactions? Social interactions... Read More

Arthritis symptoms, the causes of joint pain and treatments

There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, which causes inflammation of one or more joints in the body. This common condition can affect people of all ages, genders and backgrounds, but the two most common forms of arthritis in older people are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the... Read More
Happy elderly people exercising with resistance bands as part of elderly fitness programmes

Exercise for the elderly

It is recommended that elderly people exercise regularly to help them with ageing well.  We understand that health issues may cause loss of stamina and agility, however it is still recommended that everyone do some form of regular exercise within their abilities. By remaining active, you can boost your immune system,... Read More
People doing exercise for healthy living with Resistance Bands In a Fitness Class

Ageing Well – physical activity

Our Ageing Well series is designed to help you make active choices about your lifestyle, which can increase your lifespan, and more importantly your healthspan – which is the period of time in your later years where you remain healthy.    Exercise versus physical activity Physical activity is any bodily... Read More
Ageing Well series from Bright Care

Ageing Well

Ageing Well While we all know that ageing is inevitable, many scientists, professors and doctors are exploring what steps we can take to minimise the effects of ageing on our physical and mental health. Unsurprisingly, obesity, activity levels, lifestyle choices, quality of sleep, a healthy diet, maintaining social interactions and... Read More