We all know smoking is very bad for our health and has severe consequences on our heart and lungs but did you know that smoking also has an effect on the ageing process of our brain? Please read this interesting research from AGE UK.
News and Events
Our news and events page has many articles of interest. We regularly post our upcoming events and activities to let you know what is happening at the home. You can also follow the Abbeyfield Society’s news and events here, as well as keep up to date on a variety of news articles and events relevant to the aged care sector. Please follow us on Facebook for regular updates from George Brooker House.
Smoking Accelerates Brain Ageing
Do you have some spare time on your hands? If so your assistance at our home would be most welcome!
The sun is shining this summer !!
What a glorious start to 2015! The weather has been beautiful and we at George Brooker House have certainly made the most of it!
St Georges Day Celebrations
George Brooker House residents and staff enjoyed some fantastic celebrations for St Georges Day!
People aged 65 and over, are a target for fraudsters
Age UK Survey reveals people 65 and over, are a target for fraudsters and cases are set to increase?
The report also highlights that fraudsters are targeting pension savings
'With the new pension freedoms coming into force this week, the Charity is warning that people over 55, who will now have access to large pots of pension savings, are likely to be increasingly targeted by fraudsters carrying out a whole range of scams'.
'The report from Age UK highlights the tactics used by fraudsters, including befriending or grooming potential victims and isolating them from friends and family, the use of seemingly professional documentation and official-looking websites, impersonating a bank or the police and even threats and intimidation'.
Residents gear up for Valentines day 2015 !!