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Dry skin, dermatitis and the best ways to survive the cooler months

Dry cold air, low humidity, wind, indoor heating, reduced sunlight exposure, hot showers and increased risk of illness in Winter dehydrate the skin and create the perfect storm that can affect our skin health. Our skin can feel dry and itchy, a condition known as "winter itch". Scratching irritated skin can cause it to become inflamed and may develop into dermatitis or eczema ... 

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Alzheimers Disease & Dementia

Do you ever walk into a room and forget what you went in for? Forget the names of people or misplace your keys? Thankfully, that is no cause for concern and is common for people of all ages. However, dementia affects 43,000 New Zealanders and their families. Dementia occurs as a result of physical changes in the structure of the brain, affecting memory, behaviour and emotions.

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