Talking to kids about dementia | Getting the right vitamins

An illustration from Travels with Granny
Dear Mr sierra,
Dementia is a tough thing to talk about, especially with children. But it’s important for kids to understand what’s happening to their loved ones.

That’s why Juliet Rix wrote Travels with Granny, to explain a really difficult topic in an approachable way.

It’s been called a “gentle, positive and fascinating way of introducing a child to dementia”.

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Read our interview with the author > 
Best wishes,

Age UK

Vitamins and tablets

Getting the right vitamins?

We tell you how to find out whether you’re getting enough of the key vitamins that keep you fit and healthy.

Vitamins for older people >

Len at a dance class

It’s a 10 for Age UK

As Strictly Come Dancing returns to our screens, our favourite former judge visits an Age UK dance class.

See Len Goodman in action >

Diver

World’s oldest scuba diver

Ray is the world’s oldest scuba diver at 95 years old. He’s been diving for 58 years, and keeps breaking his own records!

Read more about Ray >

Macaroni and broccoli bake

Macaroni and broccoli bake

Here’s some comfort food to brighten up your weekend. This meal has plenty of veg and only takes 10 minutes to prepare.

Get the recipe >

Baby yoga

Dummies and downward dogs

Age UK North Tyneside hosts a baby yoga class that brings together people from 83 days to 83 years old.

The intergenerational session is designed to improve the wellbeing of older people in the community by getting them active and reducing social isolation.

Watch the BBC video about the class >

 

 

Enviado por José Antonio Sierra