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Stella Maris nursing home honoured at national awards

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An Athlone nursing home team was honoured at the Nursing Homes Ireland Care Awards last week in Dublin, placing among three finalists in the category.

Twenty new jobs to be created for Galway

A total of 20 new jobs are to be created in Galway by Bluebird Care, which provides domestic nursing and social care for individuals,as part of the company’s expansion in 26 locations throughout the State.

20 new jobs to be created for Galway

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A total of 20 new jobs are to be created in Galway by Bluebird Care, which provides domestic nursing and social care for individuals,as part of the company's expansion in 26 locations throughout the State.

Addicted to politics? Just wait for the exit poll...

Well, I do not know where to begin this week with all the mayhem we have had in the UK, in the North, here at home, in France and, I am sure, elsewhere. Some of the mayhem was good, but some was bad.

Caring for your loved ones with RHS Home Care

With local offices in Roscommon, Mayo, Galway and Sligo, RHS Home Care is providing home care services for hundreds of clients across the west, northwest, and midlands. Its Mayo office is located on Main Street, Balla, from where it services the whole of the county.

Health Research Board awards €1.8 million in funding for three new NUI Galway projects

Three new research projects are to begin at NUI Galway, with the support of the Health Research Board, in the areas of dementia care, cardiac care, and type 1 diabetes.

Thousands of good reasons to put the kettle on!

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There is nothing we Irish love more than sharing a cup of tea with friends and families, where the problems of the day are tackled.

Top tips for your brain and memory health

By Dr Marilyn Glenville

Are you worried about developing dementia or Alzheimer’s?

Are you worried about developing dementia or Alzheimer’s? Do you struggle with your memory or cognitive function? You are not alone. As the population of Ireland gets older the number of people suffering from cognitive conditions such as dementia or Alzheimer’s has increased. These diseases not only have a major impact on the individual, but also their families. Recent research has identified genetics and lifestyle as the biggest factors that increase your chances of developing these life changing conditions. Lifestyle factors such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, inactivity, obesity, smoking, and stress all lead to the risk increasing.

Galway University Hospitals launches Ireland’s first dementia awareness programme

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Galway University Hospitals and Saolta University Health Care Group, in collaboration with the founder of the Butterfly Scheme, Barbara Hodkinson, officially launched the Butterfly Scheme in Galway University Hospitals last week.

 

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