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Balance Awareness Week

Balance Awareness Week (BAW) takes place annually in September. This year it's being held from 18-24 September 2022. The aim of the week is to broaden understanding of vestibular (inner ear) disorders and how they affect people’s day to day lives. Those who are affected by balance issues often report that their family, friends and colleagues don’t understand what they’re going through due to the hidden nature of this condition. Many people haven’t even heard of these conditions. So, what is...

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Why Wound Management is So Important

A wound is damage that occurs to tissue as a result of some sort of trauma. We tend to think of wounds as being open sores, but wounds can also be closed injuries. Regardless of which type of wound you may have, there is a natural healing process that takes place. The healing process requires your body to regenerate the damaged tissue, however, with mature skin this process may take longer to occur. As we age, our skin slowly loses...

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What Is Mild Cognitive Impairment (And Why It Doesn’t Always Lead To Dementia)

Did you know that globally there are approximately 10 million new dementia diagnoses annually? Around 55 million people live with dementia, and it is the seventh leading cause of death. So - what is mild cognitive impairment, and does it indicate a future dementia diagnosis? The answer is a bit more convoluted than a simple yes or no. We'll give you a sneak peek: mild cognitive does not always indicate dementia, and often, it can be resolved! Working on your cognition (or...

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Best Home Health Care: 10 Signs Your Loved One Needs Home Care

It’s never easy knowing when your loved one may need home care. If they are displaying any of these signs it may be time to find them best home health care.

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