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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...

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...

How to prevent and treat bedsores

30 Mar 16

Bedsores result from pressure over time on skin in contact with another surface, such as a...

How to choose the best beds and chairs for older people

29 Mar 16

As we age, it can be harder to move around at home, whether that means more...

How to choose the right walking stick

29 Feb 16

When most people think of walking sticks, a traditional wooden crook cane springs to mind, but...

How can we break the cycle of fear of falling?

10 Feb 16

It’s been the warmest December since records began in 1910 and the wettest month ever recorded...

Can herbs help older people with pain and inflammation?

10 Dec 15

Herbs have been used for centuries to alleviate pain and inflammation. Some contain antioxidants and can...

Causes of immobility and possible solutions

27 Nov 15

The human body, regardless of age, is designed for movement, but without an active lifestyle, our...

Get the best mobility products now

24 Nov 15

From luxury recliners to orthopedic chairs, from mobility scooters to walking aids, Cavendish Furniture and Mobility...

Get expert advice on adapting your older relative’s home to meet their needs

How can a private Housing Occupational Therapy company help your older relatives? An expert housing occupational...

Get expert Occupational Therapy help now

04 Nov 15

myageingparent.com has teamed up with Design for Independence, a leading occupational therapy practice, to help you...

5 Top Tips to Prevent Pain

12 Oct 15

  Recurring bouts of pain can have a serious impact on your life, preventing you from...

The trouble with sugar

25 Sep 15

It seems that sugar, not fat, is now considered to be public health enemy number one. ...

Claim VAT relief on Adaptive Clothing

08 Sep 15

Being able to dress yourself goes a long way to helping older people maintain their valuable...

Essential guide to reflexology for older people

20 Aug 15

Growing awareness of complementary and alternative medicines and therapies (CAM) such as acupuncture, homeopathy, chiropractic, raiki,...

How nutritional needs change with age

11 Aug 15

Changing nutritional needs: what’s the best diet to follow? As we age, our ability to digest,...

Top tips to avoid bad posture at your desk

11 Jun 15

We spend more and more time at our desks and this can lead to serious postural...

How to avoid gout

09 Jun 15

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘gout’? Do you perhaps think of...

Why walking works for older people

25 May 15

Is walking even an exercise? Of course it is and what’s more, it keeps older people fit...

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