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May 19, 2022

Why is it harder to sleep when you get older?

Many people find that their sleep patterns or quality of sleep is affected as they get older. Read our tips for getting a more restful night's sleep.

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May 18, 2022

The main causes of UK heatwave deaths 2022

Analysis predicts the amount of heat-related deaths will increase as a result of climate change, but who is most at risk and what other factors are at play?

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May 10, 2022

Dealing with difficult dates after a bereavement

The National Bereavement Service has provided some sensitive advice on how to cope with bereavement and those painful reminders.

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May 9, 2022

Types of elderly alarm devices and fall pendants

Many people have preconceptions about personal alarms but there's something for everyone.

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April 29, 2022

Caring for aging parents checklist

View this handy checklist for those looking into assistance with caring for elderly parents.

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April 25, 2022

Six of the best smart technologies for elderly people

Smart technology can help older adults live at home independently. Learn how it can benefit them and provide peace of mind to loved ones.

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April 13, 2022

Top tips and gardening tools for the elderly

Many people enjoy gardening, but it can become more challenging in later life. View our tips and ideas.

Elderly man alone
April 11, 2022

How to combat the effects of loneliness in an elderly relative

Take a look at our tips to help combat the effects of loneliness in the elderly.