Holidaying with older parents can be an immensely rewarding experience for everyone involved.
With a little bit of pre-planning, you can gather the family together and share an unforgettable trip, whether at home or abroad.
Care home closures are happening at an alarming rate, leaving 3,500 medically fit older people trapped in hospitals across the UK.
In this article, we'll take a look at why care homes are closing so rapidly. We'll also explain the importance of helping older people return home as soon as they're physically able.
Providing support for family carers can be immensely important; it shows how much you value their efforts and allows them to have a well-deserved break every now and again.
To mark Carers Week 2018 and honour the vital work that family carers perform up and down the country, we've prepared this short guide to the ways you can offer them both practical and emotional support.
This week marked National Glaucoma Awareness Week, a country-wide initiative that aims to reduce rates of elderly vision loss by raising awareness and funds for new treatments.
Organised by the International Glaucoma Association, this year's event called on older people to get checked for dry eye syndrome. This condition affects 50–60% of people with glaucoma, and approximately one in three people over 65 across the country.
In honour of this event, we've prepared a short guide to glaucoma types, tests and treatments.