Monthly Archives: August 2021

Robotic pets can bring comfort and joy

Robotic pets are becoming a more and more common sight in care homes across the country as evidence mounts that these furry companions really do have the capacity to improve the well-being of people living with dementia.  Research studies at 3 separate universities in the UK have produced encouraging results with the robotic pets being […]

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Increased risk of dementia linked to certain eye conditions

People with certain eye conditions have an increased risk of developing dementia a new study published in the journal British Journal of Ophthalmology has found. Those with age-related macular degeneration, cataracts and diabetes-related eye disease have a heightened risk, the research found. The new study examined data from more than 12,000 British adults aged 55 […]

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