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Recent articles

Woman practising mindfullness
November 9, 2023

Mindfulness Activities for Seniors

Mindfulness can benefit older adults. In this article, we look at mindfulness, its benefits, why older adults may find it helpful, and suggest beneficial activities.  

Prevent elderly romance scams
November 2, 2023

How to help protect elderly relatives from romance scams

Learn about the warning signs of romance scams to protect your elderly loved ones from emotional and financial harm.

Ashley training new members of Taking Care team
October 27, 2023

Staff stories – Ashley, Operational Trainer

Meet Ashley, our Operational Trainer who trains our new staff in all the different teams at Taking Care.

Guide to social media for older adults
October 23, 2023

Guide to social media for older adults

Social media can benefit older adults by keeping them connected, but they should be cautious of scams and fake profiles.

GP giving advice on Osteoporosis to an elderly woman
October 19, 2023

Guide to osteoporosis in elderly people

Osteoporosis weakens bones, making them likely to break. Learn more about signs of osteoporosis in the elderly. 

Person getting flue jab
October 13, 2023

Elderly care experts urge pensioners to get flu jab and Covid vaccine

With cold, flu and Covid on the rise, our care experts recommend people take advantage of flu jabs and Covid vaccines.

Grandfather enjoying in snow with little girl
October 12, 2023

Winter home safety tips for older adults

Winter brings higher risks for older adults. Identify hazards, especially for those older loved ones who are living alone.

Happy family helping elderly manage budget
September 28, 2023

Talking to elderly parents about their finances

Discover the importance of discussing finances, addressing common concerns, and understanding financial wellbeing.