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COVID-19: Advice for families
COVID-19: Advice for families With COVID-19 infection rates on the rise once again, it can be a particularly worrying time for those of us who have elderly relatives. We understand…
COVID-19: Advice for carers
COVID-19: Advice for carers With COVID-19 infections on the rise again, it’s critical that we don’t let our guard down. Now is the time to show diligence, professionalism and dedication….
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1 in 3 elderly people more lonely in wake of COVID-19
Our recent study into the impact of COVID-19 on the elderly has found a huge increase in loneliness since the lockdown was put in place.
Government coronavirus advice – where is it going wrong?
Robert Dingwall is a Professor at Nottingham Trent University and one of the UK’s leading sociologists, we spoke to him about how the UK could have been better prepared for Coronavirus.
16 stimulating dementia activities to try with your loved one
Activities that stimulate those living with dementia and Alzheimer’s have a lot of positive benefits, such as boosting their general wellbeing and helping lower feelings of depression, irritability and anxiety.
The Impact of Social Isolation on the Human Brain
Sarita Robinson is one of the UK’s leading researchers into the neurophysiological effects of stress and isolation. We spoke to her about how COVID-19 lockdown conditions can impact the brain.
Egon Cossou on Being a Family Carer and BBC presenter
Producer and presenter Egon Cossou combines a busy job at the BBC with caring for his mother, we talked to him about the joys of reconnecting with cherished parents in later life
The Psychological Effects of Self-Isolating on the Elderly
Dr Jackman is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, specialising in Neuropsychology and with the psychology of older adults. We spoke to her about how people can manage the effects of self-isolation on their mental health.
Self-isolating While Providing and Receiving Care
Selina is a Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine specialising in health system advocacy. We spoke to Selina about protecting the carer/care recipient dynamic during the lockdown.