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February 2, 2023

Potential causes of a change in appetite in older adults

Ageing brings physical and lifestyle changes that may cause a change in appetite.

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February 1, 2023

Common causes of changes to an older adult's daily routine

Later life might bring changes in the daily routine of elderly loved ones. Read how you can help them cope with these changes.

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January 26, 2023

Common signs of hearing loss in elderly people

We look at some of the common causes of hearing loss in the elderly to help you spot it early.

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January 18, 2023

Top 10 household tips for seniors living independently

Some everyday tasks can become more challenging in older years so we’ve compiled our top household tips.

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January 17, 2023

Seven ways to provide help for the elderly at home

Learn how you can help older relatives keep safe and live a more fulfilled, independent life.

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January 13, 2023

Staff Stories - Kaya George, Marketing Content Lead

Meet Kaya, our content lead, who helps us create and coordinate Taking Care's photography and video content.

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January 12, 2023

Budget-friendly healthy eating for elderly people in 2023

Having a balanced and healthy diet is crucial but sometimes it can be challenging to maintain the perfect diet.

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January 5, 2023

Important information & advice from Taking Care: Ambulance service strikes

With industrial action by ambulance workers planned during January, Taking Care have some important advice for customers.

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January 5, 2023

Seven inexpensive and easy hobbies for retirees

Retirement is the perfect time to take up new interests that help to keep the mind and body active.

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January 4, 2023

The reality of paying for elderly care

When looking into care home costs or home assistance, the sums involved can be significant.