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What Is A Live-In Carer?

What Is A Live-In Carer?

What Is A Live-In Carer? For many who require care and support, the idea of residential care or a residential nursing home may be off-putting for a number of reasons. You, or your loved one, may not wish to leave home or might want to retain as much independence as...

Benefits of Gardening for the Elderly

Benefits of Gardening for the Elderly

It is safe to say that those who were once an avid gardener are still just that in spirit. It is also a certainty that gardening is something it's never too late to take up! If you have imagined gardening as an activity that is off the cards for seniors, think again....

Hip Fractures In The Elderly & How To Avoid It

Hip Fractures In The Elderly & How To Avoid It

It is an unfortunate truth that the older we get, the less dense our bones become. Being aware of this as we age is invaluable when it comes to avoiding falls that may result in a break. In particular, hip fractures are incredibly common, while being an experience...

Inspiring Elders: It’s Never Too Late To Achieve Something Great!

Inspiring Elders: It’s Never Too Late To Achieve Something Great!

Experiencing the current coronavirus pandemic is stirring up a lot of motivation to help others. From fundraising for the NHS to volunteering with one of the many community support schemes springing up around the country, these tough times are certainly bringing out...

Providing Quality Care During The Coronavirus Outbreak

Providing Quality Care During The Coronavirus Outbreak

During this challenging time, many are experiencing concern for how best to take care of their elderly loved ones. Those of us working to provide such care understand the gravity of ensuring that every possible step is taken to safeguard everyone involved. We hope to...

Why Is Dancing Good For You?

Why Is Dancing Good For You?

  We all know that some mental and physical decline seems to come part-and-parcel with getting older, but one activity, in particular, seems to hold super-powers when it comes to keeping decline at bay. From boosting vitality and mood to sharpening memory and...

11 Ways To Avoid Loneliness In Later Life

11 Ways To Avoid Loneliness In Later Life

Far too many of our elderly population today experience loneliness. Modern families tend to live further apart, and some of the older members of our communities simply don't have the local support network that they need in order to feel fulfilled in life. After a...

How To Cope With Bereavement

How To Cope With Bereavement

The grief we feel following the loss of a loved one can be the greatest hardship we face in our lifetimes. Whether it is a close relative, our partner or the unbearable heartache felt with the loss of a child, bereavement can stop our lives entirely in their tracks,...

Why Is Swimming Good For The Elderly?

Why Is Swimming Good For The Elderly?

Supercharge Your Health – By Swimming! As we age, it is easy to imagine that exercise is not a realistic option for us anymore, especially if we experience health-related challenges that affect our mobility. Thankfully, the benefits of getting moving are far more...

How To Recognise An Alcohol Addiction

How To Recognise An Alcohol Addiction

  While alcohol has served as a popular social lubricant and means to relax for countless generations, many of us have had some experience of the ease with which drinking – either socially or at home, can run away with us somewhat! What we may not have considered...