What Makes a Good Life for Older Individuals? | Burleys Home Care

Christmas can be a difficult time for many people, not everyone has a full social calendar and visitors in and out over the festive period. We all know that January can feel like the longest month ever, forget 4 weeks to pay day it feels more like 12 and the damp, dark days don’t give […]

Tips to Manage Stress While Caring for Elderly Parents

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One of the questions we ask our applicants at interview is how they manage stress. We all show our stress in different ways, not sleeping, irritability, perhaps drinking more than usual and we all de-stress differently.  Some people like to exercise, others a hot bath and a book some a wind down with a glass […]

New BBC Radio Series on Dementia: Unexpected Stories of the Mind

Introduction  Dementia is a chronic, progressive illness that affects millions of people worldwide. In the United Kingdom alone, over 850,000 people live with dementia. The condition can be overwhelming, not just for those with the illness, but also for their loved ones and caregivers. Fortunately, new research studies and innovative programs are constantly emerging to […]

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