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…

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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…

Top tips to keep older people cool in heat

01 Jun 17

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

Family conflict during parental illness

09 Apr 17

Family conflict is not unusual Family conflict is common within the family when a parent is…

Problems of loneliness and isolation in elderly

06 Apr 17

Loneliness is a major problem faced by elderly people throughout the UK and though it presents…

Caring for elderly from a distance: factsheet

27 Mar 17

What is caring at a distance? The fact that we are living longer is wonderful achievement….

Coping with loss of elderly independence

19 Mar 17

Loss of independence occurs as people age, as they suffer physical, social or emotional setbacks which…

Financial help from grandparents

20 Jan 17

A grandparent wants to be as involved in the lives of their grandchildren as possible. From…

People with ageing parents must talk

18 Dec 16

It’s important for people caring for elderly to talk How it started Ruth* was approaching 50,…

Caring for elderly harder than it used to be

14 Dec 16

Most of us were brought up with the fairytale notion of the perfectly happy family As…

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How to register a death

20 Sep 17

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

Managing hospital discharge for elderly

18 Jul 17

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

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 help a bereaved parent live alone

20 May 17

When your ageing parent is bereaved, whether their partner’s death was sudden, or prolonged, it takes…

Family conflict during parental illness

09 Apr 17

Family conflict is not unusual Family conflict is common within the family when a parent is…

Happy people live longer

01 Oct 17

Happy people live longer! In a survey of almost 4000 people aged between 52 and 79,…

Home Entertainment for Elderly

25 Jul 17

Life can be lonely if your parent is on their own and at home for long…

Benefits of Nintendo DS for older people

25 Apr 17

Keeping the mind agile, whether it is reading a book, doing a jigsaw, or playing Sudoku…

Top tips for travelling with Older Parents

14 Apr 17

Just because parents get older, doesn’t mean they want to stop being active, as it’s enjoyable…

Gardening is good for older people

08 Mar 17

Gardening has many health and therapeutic benefits for older people Garden beds, equipment and tools can all…

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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…

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…

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