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4 positive news stories about older people that will raise a smile

Raise a smile with these four positive news stories about older people, which show just how valuable older people and those who care for them are to society.

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30 January 2019
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Care in later life. Should you stay or should you go?

How to decide whether life in a care home is the best choice, or whether live-in care has more to offer.

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23 January 2019
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3 things to think about before caring for an elderly parent

Decide whether you 're best placed to start caring for an elderly parent, or whether a live-in care solution might help you spend more quality time together.

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23 January 2019
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Fire safety checks for older people: What you need to know

Fire safety checks for older people can be lifesavers. In this article, we'll look at the things you can do and resources you can access to keep you protected.

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11 December 2018
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Should your loved one consider downsizing and decluttering?

Downsizing and decluttering can be immensely beneficial for older people; find out how to approach this process in a sensitive, supportive manner.

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31 October 2018
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6 fun and creative indoor winter activities for older people

These fun indoor activities for older people will help your loved one stay active and socially engaged throughout the winter months.

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17 October 2018
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The important message behind the International Day of Older Persons

Discover International Day of Older Persons; the ethos of the event, this year's theme and the older human rights champions it celebrates.

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03 October 2018
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Caring for parents and children: Introducing the 'double care' generation

Caring for parents and children is a major responsibility and growing trend; find out how live-in care can help you share the responsibility.

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26 September 2018
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How live-in care helps protect vulnerable older people

Learn more about how live-in care helps protect vulnerable older people from many of the risk factors typically present in the home environment.

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20 September 2018
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Supporting family carers: Loved ones spend £1.8bn and 118m hours on elderly care each year

New research shows we must do more as a society to support family carers. Here, we'll introduce this research and set out how live-in care can help.

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30 August 2018
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Using technology to communicate with older people

Using technology to communicate with older people can be immensely beneficial. This blog will tell you all about the pros/cons and how to get started.

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23 August 2018
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The Benefits of Live-In Care Vs. Hourly Care

At some point you or a loved one may require extra support to continue living comfortably, this is true for millions of elderly people across the United Kingdom. For many, staying home whilst receiving support is the ideal scenario and provides a highly sort after balance; cosy surroundings, a familiar environment and assistance when needed.

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17 August 2018