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June 28, 2022

The reality of paying for elderly care

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

Elderly man with daughter
June 7, 2022

How to improve mobility in the over 60s

Many people experience mobility issues as they age, which can impact quality of life. View our tips to maintain and improve mobility in over 60s.

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June 6, 2022

Why carers need care too

If you’re busy looking after an elderly mum or dad, you’re in good company. In the UK, more than six million of us provide some kind of care for family and friends.

Elderly lady sleeping
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 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.

Elderly friends
May 9, 2022

Types of elderly alarm devices and fall pendants

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

Elderly lady and daughter
April 29, 2022

Caring for aging parents checklist

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

Daughter and elderly mother
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.