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Effects and symptoms of glaucoma: a guide for older people

To mark World Glaucoma Week, we wanted to help you understand the symptoms of glaucoma to watch out for and the potential effects of the condition.

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15 March 2018
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Back to Church

Jamie Stalker, a Care Manager at The Good Care Group wrote a short piece for us on the dedication that one of his Carer displayed towards her client.

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02 March 2018
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Improving circulation in winter: a guide for older people

Find out how you can take steps towards improving circulation in winter with this useful, informative blog from The Good Care Group.

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15 February 2018
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Spot urinary tract infection symptoms early to improve health

Watch out for these urinary tract infection symptoms to help prevent your loved one from an unnecessary hospital visit and keep them in good health.

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25 January 2018
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Inspirational Christmas events for older people

Find out why looking after older loved ones during the festive season is so important and learn about inspirational Christmas events for older people.

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19 December 2017
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Reading resources for older people with visual impairment

Learn more about the techniques and resources you can adopt to help older people with visual impairment read documents and regain their independence.

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14 December 2017
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Ways To Keep Fit In Later Life

It's never too late to get into shape - in fact, the advantages of fitness are often more apparent in later life. Ageing increases the risk of developing health conditions as our bodies begin to slow down.

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05 December 2017
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Resilience in a carer

Resilience is not just about letting the water roll off a duck’s back or smiling regardless of the demands made upon you. It is also about showing initiative and doing things that are challenging to you in your own life.

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26 October 2017
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Discrimination and misplaced stoicism: why older people's mental health gets overlooked

One in five older people suffer from depression, yet their mental health problems often go unrecognised and they are much less likely to get psychological help than younger people.

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19 October 2017
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Contented care: What makes older people happy?

A look at what makes older people happy, how this differs from younger people and what you can do to help your loved one stay contented in care.

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19 October 2017
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Sensory stimulation for elderly people: how to get started

Sensory stimulation for elderly people is really important. Find out how to get started with our brand new blog.

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28 September 2017
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Why a daily elderly care routine is crucial

Find out more about why a daily elderly care routine is so important for both the person receiving care and the caregiver themselves.

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21 September 2017