Articles written by Dr Jane Gilbert

What Is Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, which is characterised by difficulties with memory, thinking, problem solving, communication and behaviour. What is Alzheimer’s disease? September is World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, helping to raise awareness and challenge the stigma of this devastating disease. We’re all forgetful every now and then, so what is Alzheimer’s disease …

25 Aug, 2016

Preventing Loneliness and Isolation in an Elderly Parent

You can help to prevent loneliness and isolation in an elderly parent by getting organised with family and friends, neighbours, researching courses and local events, and considering specialised holidays.  Preventing Loneliness and Isolation in an Elderly Parent The elderly can be at risk of loneliness and isolation but with support you can help them get …

How To Care For Someone With Multiple Sclerosis

If you’re caring for someone with multiple sclerosis, you will need to help with movement and mobility, frequency, and pain relief. How to care for someone with multiple sclerosis Caring for someone with multiple sclerosis can be demanding physically, mentally and emotionally. However, with support you can meet the challenges and help your loved one …

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