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Is oversleeping during the Christmas time bad for your health?

We all know Christmas is a time to slump on the sofa in front of classic festive films, argue with family over the TV schedule and drift sweetly into a mince pie coma. More importantly though, it’s also a chance to enjoy a much-needed break and catch up on all the sleep we’ve missed after…

Sir Paul McCartney reveals he has a ‘secret’ Christmas album for his family

The former Beatle said he will never release the songs. Sir Paul McCartney has revealed he recorded a “secret” Christmas album that only his family has ever listened to. The former Beatle said the record “gets brought out each year” during the McCartneys’ festive celebrations. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s World At One, he said:…

Quiz: Can you fill in the lyrics for these Christmas songs?

Chances are they will be stuck in your head for the rest of the day… Love them or hate them, there’s no escaping Christmas jingles at this time of year. Whether you like it or not, you’ll often find yourself tapping your toes and singing along to the festive tunes being played on repeat in…

Take the hard work out of festive wreath-making with Platinum Skies

Platinum Skies are holding a Christmas open day event on Thursday 12th December from 12:00 – 14:00, where you can let us spoil you with a glass of mulled wine, wreath making, and some festive treats as you spend time with like-minded people. So often, we resort to spending money on Christmas wreaths each year…

Five ways you can have a dementia-friendly Christmas this year

The festive season can be overwhelming for people living with dementia, but there are things you can do to ensure everybody enjoys the festivities. Celebrating Christmas with loved ones is one of life’s greatest joys, but it can also be an extremely stressful and lonely time for people affected by dementia, as well as their…