Brain training ‘can help prevent dementia’

o-brain-training-games-facebook150EDINBURGH: Computer-based brain training can improve memory and mood in older adults but is no longer effective once a person has dementia, according to new research.

Brain training is a treatment for enhancing memory and thinking skills by practising mentally challenging computer-based exercises, which are Read More »

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Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award

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The seventh entry for the seniors housing Global Awards 2017 has been received.

There’s a Kiwi connection to London’s new 108 million-pound ($184m) Battersea Place retirement village.

The project, officially known as Battersea Place LifeCare Residences, has been developed by Guernsey-registered LifeCare Residences International, founded Read More »

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Plan to combine mixed-income housing and libraries takes shape

s3BELFAST: A developer is evaluating a plan to integrate central business district rental housing with a public library. The developer is currently in the USA.

The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and the Chicago Public Library (CPL) have announced their intention to build three new mixed-income Read More »

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New facility purpose built to help people with dementia

front-highview___content150EDINBURGH: The first purpose-built residence to provide specialized care for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease already has a shovel in the ground.

It will fill a critical need in the community when it is finished next June, as the number of people who need Read More »

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