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Staff Stories - George, Emergency Resolution Operator

Meet George, one of our Emergency Resolution Operators who answers emergency calls.

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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?

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Spotlight on Carers: Caring for elderly relatives

Our new report explores attitudes towards caring for elderly parents and the barriers carers face to accessing support.

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Jacqueline Hooton: Elderly falls & benefits of exercise for older adults

Fitness coach Jacqueline Hooton describes her experiences of supporting her parents' independence.

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Recommended strength and balance exercises for seniors

Personal trainer Jacqueline Hooton gives us her top strength and balance exercises for seniors to help reduce risk of falling.

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May 24, 2023

Eight great sports for elderly people to try

We look at a range of sports for the elderly that are fun and can improve overall health and well-being in older adults.

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The best holidays for elderly parents in the UK

It can be a challenge to find viable options for holidays for elderly parents in the UK.

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May 3, 2023

Top tips for elderly foot care

We look at the importance of foot care and some top tips that family members can follow to manage their elderly loved one's foot care.

Old man with carer
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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. 

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Common elderly blood pressure issues and management tips

Blood pressure often changes as we age. In this useful article, we explore symptoms of blood pressure fluctuations, risks involved with it, and how lifestyle changes can help.