Archive: January, 2016

28th January 2016 – Practical food tips to keep people with dementia healthy

Posted on 01/29/16 by AireAdmin

Dietician Louise Nash has designed some new resources to help people with dementia overcome eating and drinking problems which are being used throughout the country. The information sheets have been sent out to local care homes throughout the Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven district and have proved popular with dieticians in other parts of the country […]

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26th January 2016 – Just sing!

Posted on 01/27/16 by helenroberts No Comments

A local singing group for people living with dementia and Parkinson’s disease, their families and carers, is looking for new members to join. Singing for the brain meets fortnightly on a Tuesday at Skipton Baptist Church, from 2pm to 3.30pm.  The group starts on Tuesday 26 January. Dates for the rest of 2016 are: 9 February; […]

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21st January 2016 – Pedal power for people with disabilities

Posted on 01/21/16 by AireAdmin

A new therapeutic exercise bike to help people with disabilities and mobility problems has been bought for the specialist rehabilitation team at Airedale Hospital. The bike was funded by the trust’s charity Friends of Airedale and is being used in the rehabilitation gym in the Day Hospital for the Elderly. It is being put to […]

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14th January 2016 – support during cold weather

Posted on 01/14/16 by helenroberts No Comments

There is a cold weather alert in place for the next few days across England.  One of the best ways to keep well during winter is to stay warm.  If you are less mobile, are 65 or over, or have a long term health condition, you should heat your home to at least 18C. The […]

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8th January 2016 – Get sugar smart

Posted on 01/08/16 by helenroberts No Comments

Every day, without realising, we’re all having too much added sugar. You’d be surprised at the amount of added sugar lurking in everyday food and drink – and it builds up quickly over the day. Change 4 Life have created a Sugar Smart app that you can download to your smartphone or tablet.  This lets […]

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