Managing hospital discharge for elderly

18 Jul 17

If your elderly relative has been in hospital, it should be good news when they are…

Top tips to avoid nuisance calls for older people

06 Jun 17

Nuisance calls can make your elderly parent’s life a misery Nuisance calls and texts can cause…

Persuade your older relative to get online

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Best activities and hobbies for older people

19 Feb 18

When your parent suddenly has more spare time, there is obviously more scope to do some…

Ideas for great days out

27 Aug 15

Get out and about and have some fun with your extended family. Just visiting friends and…

Dermatology advice on best skin care for older people

10 Sep 15

The skin forms a natural protective barrier that as we age becomes less effective.  It is…

How to register elderly disabled

04 Jun 18

The actual process of disability registration does vary for each local authority so first please contact…

Top tips to keep older people cool in heat

30 Jul 18

It’s been a long winter, but, but now we’ve hit the hot weather and this can…

How to register elderly disabled

04 Jun 18

The actual process of disability registration does vary for each local authority so first please contact…

Driving Issues for Older People

28 May 18

As people age, their driving abilities inevitably change. However, by reducing risk factors and incorporating safe…

How to broach difficult subjects with your elderly parent

09 Apr 18

Raising difficult issues with your elderly parent isn’t easy It may be becoming apparent to you that your…

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…

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,…

How to keep the elderly warm in winter

26 Nov 17

Severe cold snaps can have dramatic effects on everyday life, especially for the elderly. Cold and wintry conditions can…

Essential cold weather planning for elderly

06 Nov 17

The winter is approaching and we want to ensure older people stay fit and well. Read…

Caring for a parent with a terminal illness

17 Oct 17

If you are caring for someone who has been told they may not get better, you…

Caring for older relatives with dementia

02 Jul 17

It can be very upsetting having to witness the decline in the mental abilities of a…

Top tips to avoid nuisance calls for older people

06 Jun 17

Nuisance calls can make your elderly parent’s life a misery Nuisance calls and texts can cause…

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Capture elderly memories

13 Aug 18

One of my greatest regrets is that I didn’t ask my father to record his life…

How to broach difficult subjects with your elderly parent

09 Apr 18

Raising difficult issues with your elderly parent isn’t easy It may be becoming apparent to you that your…

FAQs About Arranging Funerals

04 Feb 18

We answer some of the key questions about funerals What should I do if a relative…

How to manage probate process

15 Nov 17

What is probate? A Grant of Probate is an order of the Court, giving one or…

How to register a death

20 Sep 17

Registering a death You have five days to register a death You should register the death…

Edible gardens for older people

10 Jul 18

Gardening is a great hobby and your older relative doesn’t even need a garden to be able…

Driving Issues for Older People

28 May 18

As people age, their driving abilities inevitably change. However, by reducing risk factors and incorporating safe…

Best activities and hobbies for older people

19 Feb 18

When your parent suddenly has more spare time, there is obviously more scope to do some…

Adult Learning for Older People

29 Jan 18

Much of our education system is really just training.  Especially in times of economic recession, people…

Eating yourself warm this winter

11 Dec 17

After a very mild start, winter is finally making itself felt in the UK, as temperatures…

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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…

Best activities and hobbies for older people

19 Feb 18

When your parent suddenly has more spare time, there is obviously more scope to do some…

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…

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…

Power of Pilates for older body

25 Aug 17

What is Pilates? Pilates is a very popular form of exercise for all ages, not just…

Top ten tips for ageing skin

27 Apr 17

How to make your skin look at its best 1. Cleanse, tone and moisturise, using products…

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…

Science of ageing skin explained

21 Feb 17

The skin’s ageing process The main ageing process is not taking place in the top layers…

Water exercise for elderly

09 Feb 17

Swimming and aqua aerobics are very popular forms of exercise, which can be done at any…

Top tips to maintain confidence as you age

21 Jun 16

It can be easy to lose confidence as you age. You may think your body is…

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