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Top five tips to overcome dental anxiety

26 Mar 15

Dental anxiety, more commonly known as fear of dentists, is actually surprisingly common – it affects...

Essential guide to dental health on a budget

26 Jan 15

Dentist bills are a necessary evil if we want to keep on top of our oral...

Elderly dental problems and solutions

29 Apr 14

The Dental Problems of the elderly can be divided into four groups. Problems arise with their...

Lifeline Alarms provide help at the press of a button

08 Sep 16

Also known as a community alarm, telecare system, personal alarm or panic button, a lifeline alarm...

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...

Exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles

07 Jun 16

When you think of exercise, you may think of an hour or so at the gym,...

How to avoid incontinence in later life

12 May 16

Incontinence is not an inevitable part of ‘getting old’ and it is not something that necessarily...

Top tips to manage your medication

20 Apr 16

In old age, many of us rely on medication to get us through the day and...

How to help older people to complain about poor health care

26 Jan 16

A report in December 2015 by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) revealed that elderly...

What benefits can you claim over 60?

21 Jan 16

Many older people in the UK are unaware that they are entitled to receive cash benefits...

Top 7 tips to keep your home warm and dry this winter

12 Jan 16

Whilst much of the UK is currently experiencing record mild temperatures for December, it’s also worth...

Why older people need a hearing test

17 Oct 15

People often overlook them, but the fact is simple – hearing tests are important. They are...

The trouble with sugar

25 Sep 15

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

Top tips to choose the perfect toothbrush for older people

12 Aug 15

This might seem like an odd question to ask – surely all toothbrushes are essentially the...

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,...

All you need to know about dentures

25 Jun 15

What are dentures? Dentures are removable false teeth, which replace your original teeth, if they have...

Top ten tips to stay healthy

26 May 15

We have ten extremely helpful, simple to do, tips for you to follow to stay healthy and...

Ten essential check ups you must have to stay well

If you take the time to undergo some basic routine health check ups regularly, it’s so...

How to cater well for people in care homes

28 Apr 15

One of the most important factors that can affect the happiness of a care home is...

How to spot and challenge elder abuse

31 Mar 15

It is estimated that over 500,000 older people are abused in the UK every year. Elder...

What is live-in homecare?

10 Mar 15

When it comes to caring for an elderly parent, we all want to ensure they are...

Life-saving step protects elderly from fire

29 Jan 15

While many of our older relatives are hitting their prime, for some the everyday things that...

Older People Must Keep Vital Documents Safe

19 Jan 15

Keeping the ‘important stuff’ safe Vital documents such as birth and marriage certificates, wills, lasting power...

Macular degeneration in elderly eyes

11 Dec 14

Optometrists provide eye examination and they undertake screening for any eyes or general health conditions. They...

When to use respite care

15 Oct 14

Carers are the unsung heroes of Britain. While many people will be cared for in a...

Top tips to help older people to eat

23 Sep 14

Dental pain, an upset stomach, or a dry mouth can make eating difficult for older people...

How to prevent elderly anorexia

30 Aug 14

What is elderly anorexia? Anorexia is a medical term that means lack of appetite, but sometimes...

Positive dementia action plan: Part 2

03 Aug 14

Keeping active and sharing the good things in life At every stage of your loved one’s...

Benefits of Home Automation for Older People

29 Jul 14

In today’s technologically driven world, there are many emerging technologies, which enable older people to live...

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