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Arthritis Awareness – time for high 5s and hashtags!

13 Oct 15

  With World Arthritis Day (WAD) coming up on October 12 and National Arthritis Week here...

Top foods to alleviate pain of arthritis

26 Mar 15

Arthritis, both rheumatoid and osteo, is an extremely painful disease, which causes joints to swell and...

Arthritis in the elderly

18 Feb 15

What is Arthritis? The term arthritis literally means “joint inflammation,” but it is generally used to...

Difficulty of living with arthritis

27 Nov 14

The two most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and many people do not know the...

What is the difference between Rheumatoid and Osteoarthritis?

19 Nov 14

What is the difference between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and what can you do to alleviate...

Arthritis Care

16 Apr 14

Arthritis Care is our Charity of the Month for April Around 10 million people suffer with...

Losing weight alleviates joint pain

11 Jun 18

We have all become much more sedentary since the 1950s. Eight out of ten adults used...

Top tips for improving sleep in older people

15 May 18

Sleep patterns change as you age, because the body produces lower levels of growth hormone, which...

Top ten healthy drinks for elderly

03 Apr 18

Often it can be difficult for elderly people to chew and swallow their food and if this is...

Safety at home for older people

19 Mar 18

Keeping your parent safe at home is obviously of paramount importance. Home should be where they...

Danger of Falls for Elderly

11 Mar 18

Why elderly people tend to fall (Watch our video with key tips on fall prevention) Falls...

Problems of damp for elderly health

12 Feb 18

Damp, condensation and mould growth can make have an impact on the health of older people,...

Top tips for healthy ageing

08 Jan 18

One of the main things to bear in mind is the vital importance to start ageing...

Personal training for older people

20 Nov 17

Why is it important for older people to exercise and use a personal trainer? Unless people do...

Walking Aids Help Elderly Avoid Falls

25 Oct 17

Falls are common in older people and the risk of falling increases with increasing age A...

How physiotherapy can help older people

06 Sep 17

As we age, so our ability to move freely can easily diminish.This can be caused by...

Benefits of yoga for older people

03 Sep 17

It is a fact that we are living longer these days, but it is also true...

Occupational Therapy for older people

27 Jun 17

What is occupational therapy? Occupational therapists (OTs) aim to enable older people to make the most...

Are there better tablets for elderly than iPad?

18 Jun 17

Is it really all about the iPad, or are there better choices? Technology and its tools...

Top tips for travelling with Older Parents

14 Apr 17

Just because parents get older, doesn’t mean they want to stop being active, as it’s enjoyable...

Adapting your home for your older parent

24 Mar 17

As we age, everyday tasks we once performed without a second thought become more and more...

Gardening is good for older people

08 Mar 17

Gardening has many health and therapeutic benefits for older people Garden beds, equipment and tools can all...

Tai chi helps older people enjoy life

02 Mar 17

Before I started tai chi, I had been a couch potato for many years. I had...

Factors to Consider Before Hip Replacement Surgery

19 Feb 17

Your parent may be at the stage in life where their joints have deteriorated to the...

What is diabetes?

16 Feb 17

What is diabetes? Diabetes is a common life-long health condition. There are 2.9 million people diagnosed with...

Boost your older parent’s health with breakfast

03 Jan 17

Skipping breakfast has been consistently linked with various health risks associated with older age. It’s not...

Audio books combat elderly loneliness

17 Nov 16

Audio books are an increasingly popular phenomenon as people lead busier lives and enjoy catching up...

Jargon-free A-Z of elderly care terminology

15 Jul 16

When your parents age and you have to start dealing with the problem associated with old...

How to choose great clothes as you age

26 May 16

As people get older, our clothing needs change and we tend to look for clothes which...

What does being a carer entail for you?

20 May 16

Are you a carer of a loved one, who is older, disabled or seriously ill?  Whether...

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