Resources We Love
Considering Jelly Drops’ origins, we are naturally huge fans of the care sector and anyone promoting healthy living for all. Here are some of our favourite initiatives that can help make life just a little bit easier and more joyful!
Did you know that 1% of our profits goes back to the Alzheimer’s Society? It's the UK’s leading dementia charity and apart from campaigning for change and funding research, they also provide direct support for people affected by dementia. Whether you're in need of expert advice or just someone to talk to, the Alzheimer's Society can help you.
Are you an unpaid carer? Carers UK is a (free) membership charity for carers which works as both a support network and a movement for change. They're here to listen, to give you expert information and advice that’s tailored to your situation, to champion your rights and support you in finding new ways to manage. Psst... check out their magazine - it's great!
Need guidance as you loved ones are getting older? Check out Elwell! Here, Jessica Silver and physiotherapist Nancy Farmer, have pooled their personal and professional caregiving experiences to bring you in-depth content on a wide range of topics. Don't forget to check out their hands-on online course 'Sandwich Generation Support'!
Enhance mental, physical and emotional wellbeing with Oomph's innovative exercise and activity solutions. Oomph! strives to positively change the impact of ageing. Whatever your passion, interest and physical ability their team of dedicated experts work with you to enjoy life. Oomph! has over 60,000 classes and 1600 trained instructors across the UK.
Want to bring joy to life with dementia? Relish develops products and activities that aim to bring joy and connection to people with dementia and their care-givers. When Relish CEO, Ben, was 10 years old his grandad was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Relish is a result of Ben’s quest to find something that kept his relationship with his grandpa as strong as possible.
Lifted Dementia Hub
Affected by dementia and want to live better? Here you can find everything you need to help you and your family live great lives in the toughest of times. Advice, products, community and understanding! The Dementia Hub was built in response to Rachael Crooks's (Lifted's Co-founder) personal struggle to cope after her mum was diagnosed with dementia.
Feel lost in the tech jungle? ADAM helps you find the right products and technology at the right time. Launched by Alzheimer Scotland, ADAM aims to empower families and carers to use digital products and services to look after health and wellbeing. All products and services have been carefully tested and reviewed by the ADAM team and families living with dementia.
Want to improve the future of dementia care? Regardless of age, you can help with a quick download of the Mindset app. Complete the (super fun) tasks and voilà - you've made a difference! With every new use, Mindset’s AI gains more data to learn from and improves its understanding of the brain. Spread the word so that we together can raise the standard of care!