Avoiding falls in the home

12 May 15

Most of us have probably heard the old adage “most accidents take place in the home”…

How to keep older skin glowing with health

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Best food and drink to help you sleep

16 Jun 15

If you are having trouble sleeping, it could be a result of your diet. We recommend…

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Top ten healthy drinks for elderly

16 Jul 14

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

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Elderly dental problems and solutions

29 Apr 14

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

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How to prevent elderly anorexia

30 Aug 14

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

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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…

Essential guide to breast cancer

23 Jun 15

What is breast cancer? Breast cancer occurs when abnormal cells keep dividing to produce a lump…

Top tips for healthy blood pressure

18 Jun 15

Controlling your blood pressure is important, as it indicates how much pressure the blood is putting…

Best food and drink to help you sleep

16 Jun 15

If you are having trouble sleeping, it could be a result of your diet. We recommend…

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…

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…

Elderly eye problems

20 May 15

There are several eye problems that become more common among people as they age, although they…

Benefits of Osteopathy for older people

17 May 15

Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of medical conditions in…

What is Pseudo Gout?

14 May 15

Pseudo Gout is a condition where there is severe inflammation of the joint due to the…

Guide to prostate cancer

What is the prostate? The prostate gland is a part of the male reproductive system. It…

Avoiding falls in the home

12 May 15

Most of us have probably heard the old adage “most accidents take place in the home”…

Shingles in older people

05 May 15

What is shingles? Shingles is a nerve infection, which also affects the surrounding surface connected to…

New Vit D guidelines help osteoporosis

23 Apr 15

The National Osteoporosis Society has published Vitamin D and Bone Health: A Practical Clinical Guideline for…

Managing pain in older people

It is thought that pain in the elderly population often goes under reported due to stoicism….

Parkinson’s Awareness Week

20 Apr 15

Rudeness and hostility blight lives of 69,000 with Parkinson’s Every hour, someone in the UK is…

Troubleshoot hearing aid problems

19 Apr 15

Here are our top tips on how to sort out your hearing aid problems at home…

What is Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)

18 Apr 15

What is PMR? Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) is an inflammatory disorder, which usually affects people over the…

Dementia and Hearing loss in Elderly

14 Apr 15

Dementia is a condition which affects brain function. There are various types of dementia, such as…

Elderly communication problems and solutions

04 Apr 15

Ageing is a normal process and generally speaking the changes taking place are gradual, allowing the…

Dimbleby Cancer Care Charity

01 Apr 15

Dimbleby Cancer Care was set up in 1966 in memory of broadcaster Richard Dimbleby and is based…

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…

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How the arts to stir memory

03 Jul 15

‘Who am I?’ The power of the arts,music, poetry and photography, can stir memories and consolidate…

How mindfulness can help people live less stressful lives

05 Jun 15

Lord Stone of Blackheath writes about how mindfulness can help older people and the country at…

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…

A beginner’s guide to dementia

14 Apr 15

Dementia is probably the most difficult problem families face when caring for an older relative Most…

What to do if you think your parent has dementia?

You may think your  parent  seems a little forgetful, or have difficulty remembering the right words for…

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Benefits of Osteopathy for older people

17 May 15

Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of medical conditions in…

All you need to know about knee replacements

23 Jan 15

Why might you need a knee replacement? Knee replacement normally becomes necessary due to damage and…

What to consider before buying stair lifts

18 Nov 14

Buying stair lifts for a home can be a daunting task and here we take you…

Stairlifts are cheaper than you think

06 Nov 14

  Many people could benefit from a stairlift at home, but think that they cost too…

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

09 Oct 14

If your Mum or Dad uses a wheelchair to get around, either all the time or…

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Help your older relative to eat a balanced diet

02 Jul 15

If you worry that your older relative isn’t getting all the right nutrients from their diet,…

Meals for one top tips to entice your older parent to cook

28 May 15

We know that encouraging our older parents to eat a balanced diet is important in keeping…

How to keep older skin glowing with health

03 May 15

Keeping older skin glowing with health by eating well with our top tips. Feeding the skin with…

Optimum foods for elderly

06 Apr 15

Here are our top tips on the optimum foods for the elderly to eat to stay…

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…

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