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Practical ways to support older people with hearing loss

Find out how timely intervention, hearing aids and a different approach to communications can help support older people with hearing loss.

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28 December 2018
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5 winter warming tips for older people

Help your loved one stay safe and comfortable throughout the colder months with our list of the most effective winter warming tips for older people.

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28 November 2018
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How to reduce flu risk for elderly loved ones

Taking steps to reduce flu risk for elderly people is vitally important throughout winter; find out what you can do to help support your loved one.

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14 November 2018
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Dealing with dementia: What do we do when our client’s spouse dies?

After B’s husband sadly passed away, it was decided not to tell her the news as she was unable to retain new information. That first daunting night, J’s absence had shifted the atmosphere. My apprehension intensified as the emptiness hung heavy in the air. His bed lay there next to where B slept, empty for the first time in decades.

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12 November 2018
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Elderly weight gain: Techniques for helping your loved one stay healthy

Gain tips and advice for helping support elderly weight gain. These simple steps could help your loved one overcome weight loss and maintain healthy body size.

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07 November 2018
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How to ease sundowning symptoms

Find out how you can help ease sundowning symptoms for older people with a little help from the friendly team at The Good Care Group.

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24 October 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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Skin care advice for seniors in summer

We've prepared this handy list of skin care advice for seniors to help keep you comfortable and protected throughout the summer months.

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19 July 2018
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What health checks for older people should you be thinking about?

Health checks for older people help improve quality of life by ensuring doctors can start treating any medical conditions at the earliest possible opportunity.

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24 May 2018
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Pet therapy: The benefits of including animals in elderly care

Pet therapy can benefit older people in so many ways. Find out more about these benefits and how live-in care supports older people living with pets.

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10 May 2018
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How to treat a UTI and related symptoms

Find out how to treat a UTI and the related symptoms at home in ways that complement medical treatment prescribed by a doctor or healthcare professional.

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22 March 2018