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Marriage could lower the risk of dementia

November 29, 2017 4:01 pm

A new study posted in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry found that marriage could in fact lower the risk of developing dementia. Combined results of 15 studies with data including 800,000 participants, finds that people who remain single are at a greater risk of developing dementia than people who are married by 42%. Widowers were 20% more likely to develop the condition. The risk of dementia between those who were married and divorced showed no difference. It’s important to note that these findings are based only on observational studies and no firm conclusions about cause and effect can be drawn. However, it is suggested by the researchers that marriage may help both partners to have healthier lifestyles, including exercising more, eating a healthy diet, and...

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Home Care Preferred Celebrates Good Care Week #WeCare

June 22, 2017 11:48 am

Good Care Week is upon us and runs from 16th -25th of June. The initiative was launched by Hertfordshire Care Providers Association (HCPA) and is designed for all care providers, no matter what type of service, to show the public why it is so important to care! We believe now more than ever the ethos behind Good Care Week is so important, and we are both delighted and proud to be participating in the event this week. At Home Care Preferred we are privileged to work with kindhearted compassionate people who have dedicated their lives to caring for the vulnerable ensuring they are treated with respect, dignity and enabling them to continue living independently. We thrive on facilitating an environment...

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Home Care Preferred Hosts Recruitment Open Day

June 1, 2017 12:07 pm

We’re delighted that Home Care Preferred is growing at an impressive rate with a substantial number of new clients joining us month on month. Due to this increase in demand for our services we are actively recruiting new Support Assistants ( both hourly and live-in) to join the Home Care Preferred family. The open day is free to attend and will take place on Friday 9th of June between 10am and 4pm. It will be held at our premises in Winchmore Hill: Home Care Preferred 49 Station Road Winchmore Hill London N21 3NB This is a great opportunity to hear more about career opportunities at Home Care Preferred, ask any questions you may have and meet our friendly team. If you like...

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Home Care Preferred Shortlisted for Prestigious Awards

October 24, 2016 3:42 pm

Home Care Preferred are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for three prestigious awards in the care sector. Managing Director and founder of Home Care Preferred, Mr Ken Waterhouse, has been shortlisted for the Laing Bussion ‘Entrepreneur of The Year‘ award. This is testament to the pioneering Home Care Preferred model, and Ken’s determination to give individuals the choice to live independently in their own homes by combining our award-winning domiciliary support with expert knowledge and offerings in independent living equipment. The Laing Bussion Awards celebrate the full range of UK health and care services, and celebrate industry excellence and innovative services in the public, private and third sectors. We are also delighted to announce our Care Manager, Figen...

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Care Information Seminar: Funding Care, Care Options, Wills & Lasting Power of Attorney

October 18, 2016 12:26 pm

People concerned about the cost of care are invited to a presentation at Enfield Golf Club on Thursday 27th October. Experts in wills, care fee planning and lasting powers of attorney will be amongst the guest speakers at this free to attend event. This is a very informative event that can help those looking to fund care for themselves or loved ones to understand what benefits they are entitled to and how best to fund their care, maybe through a combination of benefits and personal assets and savings. The running order of the event is as follows: 11am: Arrive Tea/coffee 11.45am: 1st speaker – Wills & Lasting Powers of Attorney ( Barnes & Partners Solicitors) 12.15pm: 2nd speaker- Care Options...