TV and later life: a link to the outside world4 July 2019, Jolie Goodman
In this blog Jolie takes us through why TV is important to some people in later life and how it can help with feelings of isolation and loneliness.
Body image and mental health: leading a life art class26 April 2019, Jolie Goodman
Concerns about body image and appearance, while often associated with younger people, are not exclusive to being young. In later life adults are still concerned about body image. Jolie talks about this and how our relationship with our bodies changes as we age through the lens of an life art class.
Reducing stress in later life and end of life18 May 2018,
Stuart Hill talks about the recent passing of his grandmother from dementia and how we can reduce stress towards the end of people's lives.
Why is co-production important in later life?3 July 2017,
What is co-production and why is it important in later life? Jolie Goodman explains.
Championing the rights of people living with dementia16 May 2017, Dr Antonis Kousoulis
A growing public focus on dementia is promising, but there are huge steps we need to take with regards human rights, says Antonis Kousoulis.
Telling the tales of the Rotherhithe Babes12 May 2017,
Candy Worf discusses the remarkable tales of the Rotherhithe Babes and why she made a book about them.
Leaping across the digital divide? Social media, mental health and later life11 April 2017, Ben Plimpton
Older people are far less likely to have access to the internet and social media. So how can it help them?
Is it wrong to lie to a person with dementia?13 December 2016, Dr Antonis Kousoulis
Antonis Kousoulis breaks down the findings of a major inquiry into dementia and truth-telling.
Is singing good news for care homes?3 August 2016, Guest Blogger
Evan Dawson explains Live Music Now's project to create a choir in every care home.
Christmas has a direct impact on our mental health5 January 2016,
Joanna Carson blogs on her recent visit to one of our Standing Together groups, which are helping elderly people combat loneliness using techniques rooted in building relationships with people.