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Level of education has no influence on Alzheimer’s, study suggests

Level of education has no influence on Alzheimer’s, study suggests
Posted on 18 Feb 2019 by Enviva Care

A recent study has suggested that there is no link between the level of education and a person’s risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.


A third of all dementia cases are caused by lifestyle factors

A third of all dementia cases are caused by lifestyle factors
Posted on 11 Feb 2019 by Enviva Care

Currently, in the UK there are more than 850,000 people living with dementia and this number is expected to rise to more than a million by 2025.


NHS to trial how smart meter data could benefit dementia patients

NHS to trial how smart meter data could benefit dementia patients
Posted on 4 Feb 2019 by Enviva Care

The Government has recently announced that the NHS will be running a trial to access how data from smart meters could help monitor dementia patients at home.  


Sleep deprivation accelerates Alzheimer’s disease

Sleep deprivation accelerates Alzheimer’s disease
Posted on 28 Jan 2019 by Enviva Care

A new study has warned that sleep deprivation can accelerate the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, as the rise in tau proteins in the brain has been associated with the neurodegenerative disease.


Can brain training help prevent dementia?

Can brain training help prevent dementia?
Posted on 21 Jan 2019 by Enviva Care

Although there is still no cure for dementia, health experts do recommend certain lifestyle changes to help reduce the risk of dementia. One method that is often encouraged is brain training, as this could prevent individuals from developing dementia.


Exercise hormone could help protect against Alzheimer’s

Exercise hormone could help protect against Alzheimer’s
Posted on 14 Jan 2019 by Enviva Care

Recent research has found that during exercise a hormone called irisin is released, which may be able to protect against Alzheimer’s disease.


Trial scheme launched by Royal Mail to help elderly

Trial scheme launched by Royal Mail to help elderly
Posted on 7 Jan 2019 by Enviva Care

The Royal Mail has recently launched a new trial scheme where its postmen and postwomen will be calling upon residents on their rounds.


Tips to help people with dementia enjoy Christmas

Tips to help people with dementia enjoy Christmas
Posted on 17 Dec 2018 by Enviva Care

For people with dementia, this festive period can be a difficult time, below the Alzheimer’s Society has provided advice on how to help your loved one with dementia enjoy the festive period. Gradually put up the decorations Putting up the


Could a glass of orange juice a day reduce your risk of dementia?

Could a glass of orange juice a day reduce your risk of dementia?
Posted on 17 Dec 2018 by Enviva Care

An extensive study followed nearly 28,000 men for 20 years and examined how their fruit and vegetable consumption affected their brain power.


Genetic recombination may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Genetic recombination may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease
Posted on 3 Dec 2018 by Enviva Care

According to a new study at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), USA, scientists have identified the gene recombination in neurons that produce thousands of new gene variants within Alzheimer’s disease brains.


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