Telecare’s monthly news roundup is back! This month we’re bringing you four uplifting stories from the pandemic, with topics from tour buses to stargazing.
With all the current health concerns at the moment, we thought it would be nice to take a step back and focus on a gentle distraction. So we’ve gathered the best upcoming TV shows over the next few months.
A study from researchers at The King’s College London, has shown that brain training for elderly people has huge benefits. The brain training for this research, uses online games which exercise someone’s reasoning and their memory skills. The package used in this study Read More
According to Public Health England, the over 65s in England are living longer now than ever before. The figures show that men aged 65 could expect to live another 19 years, and women aged 65 could expect to live another 21 years. Although the Read More
Boredom in older people can have a significant effect on quality of life. Boredom is often brushed off as an insignificant side effect of ageing, but mental health issues such as depression can stem from extended periods of solitude and a lack of Read More
Older people now live independently in their own homes for longer and this means ensuring that their properties are safe to live in. For example, the elderly are particularly at risk of falls so it is important to take steps to fall-proof their property. Read More
Our latest post in the Telecare Tips series looks at healthy eating in older people. Healthy eating doesn’t have to be costly or boring and many older people find that they see significant improvements in their standard of living from eating well. Read More
According to analysis, it’s not enough to be a fit elderly person to avoid falls. You can read more about the study on Science 2.0. The analysis looked at how many hours older people exercised and how well they could balance in Read More
Reports have revealed that staying active in older age can help prevent damaging brain conditions, such as Alzheimer’s. The research found that simply walking every day can help prevent memory loss and other mental decline that is often linked with ageing. The more Read More
Carers Week (6th – 12th June) is a national campaign to raise awareness about the challenges and achievements that come with being a carer. Telecare Choice fully support this campaign and recognise the impact that carers have on society and the difficulties that they can face. Read More