Category: Elderly care tips

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What Elderly Care is Right For Me?

The first question you will ask yourself, when faced with the task of finding care for an elderly loved one, is: “What elderly care is right for me?” There are a lot of options, and the most common are live in care, personal assistant care, and companion care. If...

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Our Top Elderly Care Websites

  Three out five people in the UK will require care at some point in their lives. But when you or a loved one requires some form of care it can be difficult to know where to start. We have compiled a list of the top elderly care websites, to...

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Diabetes And The Elderly

  Diabetes doesn’t go away with age, but the challenges of diabetes do change with time. Does diabetes change with age? Diabetes is an ongoing condition, and with age the challenges of managing medication and nutrition increase. If you have an elderly relative or loved one with diabetes, you might...

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Laundry and the Ageing Population, by Laundrapp

  Laundrapp are partnering with HomeTouch; get £10 off your first order when you use the code “Hometouch”   It’s no secret that the UK has an ageing population: according to a report from the ONS (Office for National Statistics), the population aged 65 and over has grown by...

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Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly Anyone who has suffered with the burning agony of cystitis knows that urinary tract infections can be miserable, but in the elderly, they can be much more than a minor illness. Urine infections are common, so we often dismiss them as an inconvenience,...

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Dementia and the importance of meaningful activities

Active Minds Guest Blog – Dementia and the importance of meaningful activities  Meaningful activities are of the utmost importance to those living with dementia. Dementia can cause people to withdraw from activities and enjoyable interaction with family and friends so it’s important to try and maintain those relationships and interests...

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Winter safety tips for the elderly

During the winter, cold and damp weather can take a toll on the health of your elderly relatives. Counter the weather with our top 3 winter safety tips for the elderly. Winter can be a particularly challenging time for older people. Icy temperatures leave the elderly more susceptible to...

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Hip Replacement Recovery

Our hip replacement recovery tips will help make your life a lot easier post-surgery.  Hip Replacement Recovery Tips A staggering 160,000 total hip and knee replacement surgical procedures are performed each year in England and Wales. The surgery can improve mobility, function and wellbeing but it can take a little...

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What to do if your parent is not eating

It can be frightening and frustrating but there are ways to stimulate hunger if your parent is not eating. It’s all about the carrot, not the stick! What to do if your parent is not eating Has your Mum or Dad lost their appetite? Are they losing weight because they’re simply not...