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Wisdom does come with age

…or at least, this is what scientists say Although older people’s brains slow down, experience and knowledge more than make up for it – helping them make better financial decisions, a study shows. It is the first time two types of intelligence – fluid and crystallised – have been tested among different age groups. Fluid intelligence is… Continue reading Wisdom does come with age

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Put Yourself in Their Shoes: validation

If you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia, then you know how difficult it can be to communicate with him or her. Maybe there are good or bad days. Maybe there are certain times of the day that are better or worse. The following are techniques that can be used improve communication with… Continue reading Put Yourself in Their Shoes: validation

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Just let it rain…just let yourself be

Entender el proceso de envejecimiento es básico para Aceptarlo. De ahi la necesidad de conocerlo, hablarlo, escucharlo, leerlo… De igual modo que para montar un mueble de Ikea, hay que seguir las instrucciones, por intuitivo que parezca. Conocer los cambios, es conocer como gestionarlos, como aceptarlos…y entonces se consigue dejar de luchar contra algo que… Continue reading Just let it rain…just let yourself be

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Let´s talk about ageing as we talk about be young

Talking about ageing is an unpopular topic of conversation for many older adults, new research suggests. The study, commissioned by Independent Age, found that millions are putting off these difficult conversations until they reach a moment of crisis. Raising these points and discussing them with older people while they are fully capable of understanding and… Continue reading Let´s talk about ageing as we talk about be young