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Understanding Your Elderly Parents – Part 2

Understanding Your Elderly Parents – Part 2

Following on from last week’s blog, we continue to explore the topic of understanding our elderly parents. Learning how to look at things from your parent’s point of view and making slight adaption’s to your behaviour can help to avoid a great deal of frustration and ...
Understanding Your Elderly Parents – Part 1

Understanding Your Elderly Parents – Part 1

Isn’t it strange the way the coin can flip in certain relationships, like the one between children and their parents, sometimes resulting in a complete reversal of roles. Many adult children find themselves entirely baffled by the decisions their elderly parents make...
Find Out About… Hip Fractures

Find Out About… Hip Fractures

Each year in the UK, more than 70,000 people are admitted to hospital with a hip fracture. The majority of these fractures occur to adults who are aged 60 and above. The hip joint is a ball and socket joint, which attaches the femur (thighbone) to the pelvis. When a...
Creativity & Elderly People – Trying Something New

Creativity & Elderly People – Trying Something New

There are many different ways for older adults to express their creativity, through a favourite art or craft, writing, dance, even cooking or gardening. In last week’s blog, we discussed some of the ways that participation in creative activities can be beneficial to...
The Health Benefits of Creative Activities For Elderly People

The Health Benefits of Creative Activities For Elderly People

Whether we consider ourselves talented or not, there is a spark of creativity that lies within each and every one of us. The great news is that tapping into this spark gives us access to a variety of important health benefits. Here at Heritage Independent Living we do...