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Alternatives to expensive elderly care
March 31, 2021

Alternatives to expensive elderly care

How can you keep your loved ones safe without expensive elderly care? Technology could be the answer. Calculate your loved one's risk score and download your free care guide.

Sandwich generation carers guide
March 23, 2021

The sandwich generation survival guide

A growing number of working people find themselves in the so called sandwich generation; caring for dependent children and for elderly relatives at the same time.

Teenager help elderly grandparent
January 22, 2021

What to do if an older person falls down

Falling down can be a bit of a shock, for observers and the older person. Find out how to help them back up when they’re fallen.

Daughter talking to elderly mother
November 24, 2020

Caring for elderly parents

Are you worried about your elderly parents? Are you unsure what care options and support are available?

Claim carers allowance
January 15, 2020

How do I claim Carer's Allowance?

Carer’s Allowance is the main welfare benefit that helps carers. Even if you don’t think of yourself as a carer, you may still be able to claim it.

What is power of attorney
January 3, 2020

What are Lasting Powers of Attorney?

Many of us have heard of a power of attorney but do not fully understand what it is or whether we should have one. This useful guide will help you understand more.

Family carers support
May 16, 2018

Why carers need care too

If you’re busy looking after an elderly mum or dad, you’re in good company. In the UK, more than six million of us provide some kind of care for family and friends.

Sandwich generation of carers
February 27, 2018

The hidden sandwich generation

A growing number of working people find themselves in the so-called sandwich generation – caring for dependent children and for elderly relatives at the same time.