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Best activities and hobbies for older people

21 Jun 14

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

What older people need to know about new driving licence changes

08 Jun 15

From 8 June 2015,  new changes come into play concerning driving licences in the England, Scotland…

Holiday options for older people

09 Apr 15

Everyone needs a break from the usual routine and that includes your retired older parents too….

How to register elderly disabled

13 Jul 14

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

Top tips to avoid investment scams

14 Jul 16

Investment scams are on the rise, especially amongst older people. Research from The Financial Conduct Authority…

Why you should register your home appliances

14 Jun 16

It’s of vital importance that your older relative should register their home appliances, in order to…

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…

Top tips to help beat loneliness

17 Mar 16

Loneliness is unfortunately a major issue in our society. Many older people choose to maintain the…

How to keep calm with older relatives

We all think it sometimes, but often we don’t actually say it, that our elderly relatives…

7 Key Tips to Prevent Falls At Home

10 Mar 16

80% of older people say they want to live at home for as long as possible….

Top tips to make your older relative’s home safer in later life

29 Feb 16

These days many of us are thankfully living longer and fuller lives. As a result, our…

Helping the lonely and bereaved through Valentine’s Day

11 Feb 16

Valentine’s Day is a day of romance and love, treats and surprises, meals and gifts, but…

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…

Your smoke alarm is your unsung hero…if you check it’s working

11 Jan 16

  The Fire Kills campaign is urging people to test their smoke alarms every month and…

Help change the future of loneliness for older people – at Christmas and all year

17 Nov 15

“Loneliness is a strange feeling – it’s sad, it’s day in, day out” – Daphne, 90…

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How to combat insomnia in older people

07 Apr 16

Everyone sometimes has a bad night’s sleep, but for some, insomnia is a serious issue and…

How to keep calm with older relatives

17 Mar 16

We all think it sometimes, but often we don’t actually say it, that our elderly relatives…

The pros and cons of grandparents looking after grandchildren

23 Feb 16

It’s estimated that grandparents save British families £16.4 billion pounds worth of childcare per year. A…

Alcohol problems in older adults

16 Feb 16

Coverage in the media may well give the impression that drinking too much alcohol is something…

Helping the lonely and bereaved through Valentine’s Day

11 Feb 16

Valentine’s Day is a day of romance and love, treats and surprises, meals and gifts, but…

  Alleviating loneliness and isolation when caring from a distance

09 Aug 16

  Seeing parents can be hard when life is busy. Loneliness and isolation among the elderly…

Dancing Into Older Age

07 Jul 16

In recent years, dancing – an enjoyable recreational activity – has been shown to improve the…

90 is the new 50

21 Apr 16

As Her Majesty the Queen clearly demonstrates to us all on her 90th birthday, reaching 90 does…

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…

Recipe of the week: Boeuf Bourguignon

01 Feb 16

Boeuf Bourguignon is basically a French beef stew. The difference between this type of beef stew…

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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…

11 top tips for great nails

02 Jun 16

We all want well groomed, healthy finger and toe nails, but this can be difficult,  as…

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…

90 is the new 50

21 Apr 16

As Her Majesty the Queen clearly demonstrates to us all on her 90th birthday, reaching 90 does…

The causes of hair loss (alopecia) in men and women

24 Nov 15

Hair loss can happen to men and women and for a variety of reasons Male pattern…

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…

Why older people should exercise

05 Sep 15

Live well for longer How age affects health of your ageing parent From stiff joints to…

Going grey gracefully

25 Aug 15

Going grey is something which  comes to us all and is a natural part of the…

Facial workouts: How to benefit from pulling faces

15 Jul 15

Did you know there are 43 individual muscles in the face? These muscles are necessary for…

Essential guide to mindfulness for older people

14 Jul 15

Mindfulness seems to be the buzzword of the moment ­ newspapers, magazines and online feature articles extol…

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…

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