Local Small Business Gives to Isolated Woman in Her 90’s

The power of social media still blows my mind each day. But it’s not social media that holds the power, it’s the individuals who create communities and friendships by utilising the various platforms. Bethan Mary, owner of DecoDori was inspired by a friend’s Facebook status to send a gift to a 90-year-old Great, Great-Auntie living […]

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New Book Helps Children Understand Dementia

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850,000 people in the UK are estimated to be living with dementia according to Alzheimer’s Research UK. When a parent or grandparent is diagnosed with dementia it can be hard to take in, and sometimes harder for children to understand the changes going on for their loved person. This may be because they don’t “properly […]

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Small Family Business Gives Gift That Will Keep On Giving

Small family business, Spice Kitchen brought comfort amidst loss to daughter Reena and her daughters after losing their mother and grandmother. Losing a loved one is a deeply saddening event and keeping a lost loved ones memory alive is something Reena was determined to do after the sudden loss of her mother which impacted herself […]

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The Digital Pop-up Van Spreading Joy This Valentine’s Weekend

This Valentine’s weekend, a digital van will spreading love through London with its digital message board. JOY Bomb London will be sharing letters and gratifications of love and joy through the use of art. Creator of JOY Bomb, Amy Broch has always been a creative person and began creating installations around her marital home after […]

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How to Improve the Work/Life Balance

A recent study published in a BMC Public Health journal has revealed that working adults across Europe who have a poor work-life balance are more likely to report having poor general health. A person may feel as though their life is centred around their working life and career, making it a challenge to unwind and […]

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New ‘Readingmate’ App to Encourage Children to Read More

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A newly-launched reading app, ‘Readingmate’ has been created to encourage children of all ages and abilities to develop good reading habits. Developed during the initial lockdown in 2020 by co-founders James and Hannah Rix, the first prototype was met with great feedback from parents wanting their children to read whilst schools were closed. Head of […]

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Psychic Nancy Mello Reunites Lost Pets With Owners

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In the last 12 months, Nancy Mello has helped find twenty animals and has worked with more than 300 others including a Bearded Dragon named Nala, a green tree frog named Toad, and a chicken called “Mama.” A psychic and clairvoyant of 2 years, Nancy worked to help people connect with lost loved ones as […]

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The Hidden Benefit of Your Daily Cuppa

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A cup of black tea may be just as beneficial to our health as a cup of green tea, reveals a new scientific review in the journal, Nutrition and Food Technology. The little-known polyphenols found in black tea, called thearubigins, can influence 3 main areas of health – gut health, blood pressure, and anti-cancer effects, […]

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World’s First Dementia-Friendly Channel is Launched

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My Life Films is the first to launch a Video on Demand streaming service for people with dementia, ‘My Life TV’, through use of programmes that have been created or adapted for cognitive needs. The not-for-profit service will target isolated, unoccupied people with dementia to stay stimulated and connected to the world whilst also improving […]

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