Ageing Well

Ageing Well

Ageing Well - Gut Microbiome

Ageing Well – the role of your gut microbiome

In our Bright Care Ageing Well series, we look at all aspects of ageing well. We explore what we can do to positively impact our own health in later years. Looking after our gut and maintaining a healthy gut microbiome can play a vital role in how we age, influencing... Read More
Ageing Well - Looking after health

Ageing Well – looking after your health

As we grow older, taking care of our health becomes increasingly important. Ageing well means living life to the fullest, staying active, and maintaining our independence. Whether you’re already enjoying your golden years or planning ahead, here are some tips. Key tips to ensure you age well and healthily in... Read More
Elder woman doing exercise at home

How to stay healthy?

A good way to stay healthy in your later years is to adopt a holistic approach to your wellbeing. By focusing on your physical, mental and emotional health, you can age well. The benefits of healthy living include improved physical movement, greater brain health, increased energy and vitality, better emotional... Read More
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Septicaemia signs and symptoms

Septicaemia is a serious medical condition that occurs when the body's immune system overreacts to an infection. This can trigger widespread inflammation throughout the body and can lead to possible damage of organs and tissues. You can contract septicaemia from a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection that starts in one... Read More
Preparing healthy food for better overall health

Ageing Well – health and healthy lifestyle

The Bright Care Ageing Well series looks at all aspects of ageing well. It also considers what we can do as individuals to make a positive impact to our own health. This includes taking care of your overall health and leading a healthy lifestyle. Keeping active, eating a wholesome diet and... Read More
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What is the concept of ageing well?

Through an examination of the lifestyle of the longest living people of the world’s Blue Zones, journalist and explorer Dan Buettner found that they shared nine healthy habits. Try to incorporate these habits into your life to help improve your health, happiness and age better. The ‘live better for longer’ concept... Read More
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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