Mother’s Day is Sunday 11th March this year so just around the corner! We know that you’ll want to spoil your mum or grandma but might not know where to start, especially if they are elderly or need that extra bit of care and attention. Remember, the thought does count, but don’t bore her with …

How Heart Disease Affects The Respiratory System

how heart disease affects the respiratory system
Heart disease affects the respiratory system by causing irregularities in the way fluid is carried away from the lungs. Find out more… Heart disease and the respiratory system The heart and the lungs are intimately connected. Far from being independent organs, they toil together to ensure that all the cells in your body receive the …

How Do Pets Help The Elderly?

how do pets help the elderly?
Pets help the elderly by improving their mood, encouraging exercise, giving them something to focus on, and providing constant companionship. By receiving care at home, your loved one can keep their pet by their side. Do pets help the elderly? Pets can be cute, cuddly companions, but they have much more to offer than a …

Cancer Care For The Elderly

caring for elderly cancer
Cancer care for the elderly often includes company and medication management. Keep in touch in person, over the phone, or via FaceTime or Skype…    Cancer: Caring for the Elderly When a parent is diagnosed with cancer, their physical, emotional and mental wellbeing are affected. They may feel weak, unsteady or lacking in confidence, and …

What Are The Most Common Cancers In The Elderly?

Cancer in the elderly
The most common cancers in the elderly are: Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer, and Bowel Cancer. Find out how to avoid and recognise them. Common cancers in the elderly Cancer is a concern for people of all ages, but the disease is especially prevalent in the elderly. It’s natural to feel frightened about your …

Cancer Care At Home

caring for an elderly parent with cancer
Having cancer care at home can involve medication management, home alterations, changing standards of home cleanliness, and ensuring a healthy diet. Find out more about the simple things you can do to make a big difference… Caring for an elderly relative with cancer Following cancer treatment, many people prefer to rest and recuperate at home, …

How To Care For An Elderly Parent With Cancer

caring for an elderly parent with cancer
Knowing how to care for an elderly parent with cancer does not come naturally. The key things are the simple things: communication, a healthy diet, physical support, and spending time together. Find out more… Caring for an elderly parent with cancer One in two people will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime. Even …

What Is Nursing Care For The Elderly?

nursing care
Nursing care for the elderly is specialised care from a qualified professional, who knows how to treat certain medical conditions and/or maintain a medical appliance. Different types of care Live in care, care homes, residential facilities, nursing care, home care – when you’re struggling to find support for a relative the language can be confusing. …

What Is The Sandwich Generation?

What is the sandwich generation
The Sandwich Generation is the group of people, usually aged 35-55, who are responsible for the care of both their children and their parents… find out more… What is the sandwich generation? Juggling the care of elderly parents with nurturing growing children can be a challenge. However, with the right support you can maintain your …

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