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Posted by Lesley Palmer, on 4th November
Air quality is a serious issue in buildings such as hospitals and care homes where people with dementia live. As opportunities to go out of doors are sometimes limited, the reality is that older...
by Prof. Emma Reynish
In England and Wales more people now die of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias than anything else. A similar picture is most likely to exist...
by Marion Preez
Spending time within green spaces has positive effects on the physical and mental health of all and especially for the elderly and people living with...
by Jim Hayton
Housing consultant Jim Hayton reflects on the recent series of workshops looking at the role of housing professionals in supporting people with...
by Wendy Perry
when complex situations are reduced to a single narrative  In her 2009 TED talk, author and storyteller Chimamande Ngozi Adichie tells of her...
by Lynn Kennedy
The Marie Curie organisation describes both palliative and end of life care as: ‘Palliative care is for people living with a terminal illness...
by Lynn Kennedy
“Don’t get me wrong, carers are the most important people in the world but you can have carers and keepers. The latter try and assume...

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