Tag Archives: Living

Could Assisted Living Help Your Loved One Suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

When a parent or loved one gets on in age, the concern of who is going to help them and how becomes an ever-present worry. Perhaps the loved one in question is self-reliant and doesn’t require an ever-present caretaker to assist them. Maybe you were able to take on the responsibility of helping them out.… Read More »

Italian study shows growth in heart and kidney problems in people living with HIV

The closed cohort consisted of individuals who were seen for care both in 2004 and 2014. By definition, each participant was ten years older in 2014, therefore the prevalence of non-communicable diseases would be expected to increase, but not by as much as was observed. It consisted of 1517 people (33% women) with a median… Read More »

How living with somebody can improve your chances of quitting cigarettes for good

Smokers trying to quit cigarettes are over 10% more likely to succeed if they live with at least one other person.** That’s according to recent research from The Office for National Statistics who look at smoking habits in Great Britain. Their data has revealed that just over 56% of smokers who lived with other people… Read More »