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What Is Safeguarding In Elderly Care?

What Is Safeguarding In Elderly Care?

When considering future care options for yourself or a loved one, you may have heard the term “safeguarding”, and wondered what it means. Simply put, safeguarding describes protecting people's health, wellbeing, and human rights, while enabling them to live free from...

How to Organise Activities For the Elderly

How to Organise Activities For the Elderly

It's fantastically well documented these days that staying active and social offers a real boost for the ageing body and brain. However, when it falls to family and carers to drive activities for the elderly, knowing where to begin can feel a little uncertain! Putting...

Spotting The Signs Of Early Onset Dementia

Spotting The Signs Of Early Onset Dementia

  Dementia is something that we tend to associate with old age, however, on rare occasions, it can also affect younger people. In fact, dementia is not a natural part of ageing at all—we can think of it as an umbrella term that describes several different...

Protecting The Elderly From Financial Fraud

Protecting The Elderly From Financial Fraud

While we would all hope that everyone would venerate their elders in equal measure, it's important to recognise that seniors are often targeted by scammers. After a lifetime of hard work and now in retirement, our elders are perhaps more likely to have accumulated...

Coping With The Diagnosis Of Dementia

Coping With The Diagnosis Of Dementia

  The prospect of a dementia diagnosis at any age is a daunting one. Receiving this kind of news is a shock that we would all prefer not to face, but for the recently diagnosed there are useful strategies that can help one ease through the moment and regain a...

Communicating With Somebody With Dementia

Communicating With Somebody With Dementia

  If you are caring for a loved one experiencing the progressive impact of Dementia, you may find yourself feeling at a loss when it comes to communication. For both you and the sufferer in your care, increasingly discovering difficulty where conversation used to...

Supporting Lonely People In Our Community

Supporting Lonely People In Our Community

At this time of the year we can all be left feeling a little bleak. This is also a season in which older members of our communities may struggle the most with experiencing loneliness. What we each too-often forget is that the act of supporting others can reward us in...

9 Useful Tips To Understanding Our Elders

9 Useful Tips To Understanding Our Elders

As two generations age in parallel, there comes a strange moment in which our roles tend to reverse. For our elders, this is not so much a regression, but a natural slowing that naturally comes with getting older. For those of us among the younger generation, we may...

Hip Fractures In The Elderly

Hip Fractures In The Elderly

  Prevention and Cure: Covering Your Bases When It Comes To Hip Fractures As we age, many of us experience an increased fear of injury. Frustratingly, this comes with good reason! Many of us will experience a loss of mobility, or stability, in our senior years....

Caring For Someone With Dementia

Caring For Someone With Dementia

Caring for someone who has dementia and learning how to navigate interactions with your loved one under changing circumstances can leave you feeling incredibly unsteady. All too often, carers can experience great stress and exhaustion, because of the physical and...

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