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April 9, 2024

Signs of malnutrition in the elderly

We look at common signs of malnutrition and what to do if a loved one is not getting the right nutrition.

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March 27, 2024

Fun social activities for the elderly

As we get older, engaging in fun social activities remains as important as it was when we were younger.

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March 22, 2024

Popular independent living aids for seniors

We look at independent living aids and home adaptations to keep older adults safer and make life easier at home.

Elderly woman not able to sleep at night
March 21, 2024

Sleep tips for seniors

Sleeping well is as important in later life as it is when we are younger. Explore tips on improving your sleep quality.

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March 19, 2024

Common heart problems in elderly people

What are the most common heart problems in elderly people and how to prevent them?

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March 12, 2024

ITV interviews Taking Care's Andy Ridpath about the Digital Switchover

When ITV got in touch to discuss how older adults may be left behind by technology, we were happy to help.

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Benefits of pets for the elderly

Pets can bring great joy to older adults, but caring for them can be challenging in later life.

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February 26, 2024

Signs of kidney disease in elderly people

As we get older, the risk of kidney disease increases. We look at some of the  symptoms to be aware of.

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February 23, 2024

Family carers Lavina and Michelle #HaveTheTalk - Instagram Live

Lavina Mehta MBE and Olympian Michelle Griffith share their experiences of caring for older family members in this #HaveTheTalk Instagram Live.

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February 23, 2024

The ultimate guide to meal prepping for older adults

We look at how to create a meal plan that is simple, nutritious and delicious for older adults, as well other family members.