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16th August 2016

Sugar, especially refined sugar can have a negative effect on your health. 

Eating sugar is something that most of us do on a daily basis.  Whether it’s a cup of tea with a spoon or two of...

3rd August 2016

We have put together a list of 5 day trips across the UK that are great for you to take your elderly relative on.

Southern England | Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, West Sussex

The...

29th July 2016

Gardening is a great activity for those later in life as it can have many health benefits and is a great therapeutic activity. Gardening equipment and tools can be used to make an...

25th July 2016

Television in the past has received many critics but a recent study conducted by Professor June Andrews of Stirling University shows that people affected by dementia can benefit from...

22nd July 2016

Preventing falls in your home is far easier than you may think and by making some simple changes to your home and doing exercise to improve your strength and balance you can make a big difference...

16th July 2016

Driving can be very difficult for all ages so it is no surprise that as you progress through life it becomes more challenging. The first step is recognising that it is necessary to take extra...

11th July 2016

Summer has finally begun and we couldn’t be happier about it. At last we have some warm sunrays on our faces and the option of spending more time enjoying the outdoors. But there is also a hidden...

30th June 2016

Being a family carer for a loved one can be challenging and very demanding at times. If you, a friend or a family member is a family carer then you should consider following these tips to help...

24th June 2016

Getting back into a social circle after you have been out of one for quite a while due to various reasons can be hard and at times stressful. Today we will take you 5 ways to get back out there...

15th June 2016

Salt is one of the most damaging substances our bodies can face as it affects multiple organs spread throughout our body. Our kidneys, brain, arteries and hearts are at risk if your intake is...

12th June 2016

Having a poor diet can exacerbate many serious health conditions, and a poor diet can cause many others – for example, high cholesterol, heart disease and diabetes can all be triggered by a poor...

8th June 2016

Downsizing is an inevitable part of moving house, but for older people it can be particularly difficult. Getting rid of items that have been acquired over a lifetime can be seen as letting go of...

6th June 2016

When it comes to getting your first tablet – iPad or otherwise – it can be a hard task trying to find what apps you need to download. What are essential, and will they work for me?

Fear not...

28th May 2016

Physical activity and exercise is proven to help you stay healthy, energetic and independent as you get older. As you get older, it becomes even more important to remain active if you want to stay...

21st May 2016

More and more of us are getting into online shopping – with good reason. No more having to worry about going out to get things, and no more hassle trying to carry them home. They arrive safe and...

5th April 2016

When it comes to furniture for older people there some important considerations to be made. Furnishing your home for home care is not simply about the aesthetics, though decorating the environment...

5th April 2016

Caldy Manor Care Home, Wirral

There are three major categories of long-term care for people later in life. Today we aim at giving you a brief, but detailed definition of these types...

5th April 2016

Winter brings with it a series of issues that can affect older people more than it does so to younger people.  Being a good neighbour also means looking out for those who may be a bit later...

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