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Recent articles

The benefits of walking as exercise for seniors
July 11, 2024

The benefits of walking as exercise for seniors

Discover the physical, mental, and social benefits of walking for older adults, plus tips for those with mobility issues.

Elderly woman had a fall at home
July 3, 2024

Why are falls so dangerous for the elderly?

Learn about why falls are dangerous for the elderly and tips to reduce fall risks and get timely help.

Elderly patient getting their over 75s health check up
July 1, 2024

Important over-75 health checks that can be lifesaving

Explore lifesaving over-75 health checks and help detect early signs of serious conditions for your elderly loved ones.

Elderly couple in the sun
June 25, 2024

What is the normal temperature for elderly people?

We look at what the normal body temperature should be and when can this become dangerous, for example in hot weather.

Busy beach during heatwave
June 19, 2024

The main causes of UK heatwave deaths

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

Elderly grandparents having picnic with grandchild in summer
June 13, 2024

Fun and free summer activities for seniors

Explore our ideas for free and fun summer activities for older adults and their loved ones.

Daughter with elderly parent
June 12, 2024

What support is there for a family caring for the elderly?

Providing care for your elderly loved one can be quite challenging. Read this useful guide to find out more.

Elderly learning in a classroom
June 12, 2024

Why seniors should embrace lifelong learning

Considering diving back into learning after retirement? Explore tips to get started and the benefits of learning in later life for the elderly.

Old man with carer
June 10, 2024

Caring for an elderly relative – know your carers’ rights

If you provide care to elderly friends or family and you’re struggling due to the rising cost of living, this guide may help. 

Elderly man being consoled after elder abuse
May 30, 2024

Spotting the signs of elder abuse

Elder abuse and neglect can manifest in various ways. Learn more about elder abuse and how to recognise its signs.