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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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…

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…

Holiday options for older people

09 Apr 15

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

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…

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…

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…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

Happy people live longer

01 Oct 17

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

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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…

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…

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…

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