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Fun Summer activities for the elderly

The warm weather is finally here and getting out in the sunshine can be a great mood elevator. Being out in the fresh air and getting active provide a fantastic boost to our physical and mental wellbeing. With that in mind, here are some ideas for Summer activities which will get you out of the […]

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Hobbies for the elderly

Getting older doesn’t mean you have to stop enjoying life. In fact, many people use it as an excuse to discover new activities they had never considered before. If you’re concerned that old age is making you less active, here are some ways you can keep yourself entertained as well as engage with the local […]

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How sleep changes as you age

There’s a common misconception that as we get older, we need fewer hours’ sleep each night. In truth, the amount of sleep we need stays fairly consistent throughout our lives. What does change with age, however, is the quality of sleep we are able to achieve. This can have a knock on effect to our […]

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Difficulties getting off your chair

The ability to stand comfortably and safely is essential to maintaining independence, and something we all take for granted throughout our lives. However, as we age and muscle strength and joints deteriorate, this task can become more and more difficult.  To compensate for muscle weakness, people will often instinctively reach for something to grab in […]

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Effects of lack of sleep on work performance

Getting a good night’s sleep is essential to our mental and physical wellbeing. It is important to get a restful night’s sleep in order to recover and repair our body and mind, as well as being refreshed in order to face the day ahead. A poor night’s sleep can have lasting consequences. In the long […]

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Why occupational therapy is important

Occupational therapy is important for those who require additional help with their day-to-day activities. Whether the help is required due to a physical disability or a lack of motor skills, Occupational Therapists (OT’s) work with people in a variety of settings and cater their wide range of skills to meet the patient’s needs.  When working […]

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