Can smelling essential oil from the herb rosemary improve memory? Yes, according to some research.
It's completely normal to become a little forgetful as you get older, however it can sometimes be a symptom of something more serious, so seek medical advice if you are in any doubt.
Things change with our bodies as we get older – but what is part of normal healthy ageing and what may be something to be concerned about. Learn more here.
There may not be anti-ageing supplements that can turn back the clock, smooth away your wrinkles and grant you the vigour of an eighteen-year-old, but there are supplements that could help maintain your health as you age.
After a loved one becomes ill, you may take on the role of carer suddenly, with little time to prepare. Alternatively, the process may be gradual with you assuming the role of carer over a longer period of time.
Looking at long-term care? If you’re caring for a loved one and considering long-term care, read tips to help carers.
Up to half of all medicines prescribed for long-term conditions are not taken as the doctor intended.
Learn about the five nutritional supplements that may benefit many older adults.
Problems sleeping are a common sign of stress. Managing stress during the day can help with a good night's sleep.
A person with symptoms of depression may be nervous about seeing a doctor or therapist about their low mood. It can help to take in some notes about how you feel and any questions about depression and possible treatments.
Sleep patterns change as we get older, which can signal trouble sleeping for over 50s. However, that doesn’t mean a bad night's sleep is inevitable. There are plenty of things to try to help get a good and restful night's sleep.
This list offers a guide to healthy ageing charities, organisations and resources online.
Could good nutrition be the key to a healthier, longer life?
Dementia is a serious brain disorder that interferes with a person's ability to carry out everyday tasks. Because dementia is usually progressive, early signs and symptoms may be vague and subtle.
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