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Exercise for the elderly

Exercise is crucial in maintaining health and wellbeing for older people. However, mobility-related or cognitive conditions can make it difficult to establish a regular exercise regime Exercise is crucial in maintaining health and wellbeing for older people. However, mobility-related or

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Dying Matters Awareness Week 2023

Discussing topics related to death, dying, and bereavement can be a challenging and uncomfortable task for many individuals. Sometimes, it can be difficult to find the right words to express oneself in such situations. However, Hospice UK’s Dying Matters campaign

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The Benefits of Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease

The Benefits of Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease While regular exercise is an important part of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle, it is especially important for individuals living with Parkinson’s. For people diagnosed with Parkinson’s, regular exercise can provide special ...

Elderly parent is not eating

ELDERLY PARENT IS NOT EATING WHAT TO DO WHEN AN ELDERLY PERSON STOPS EATING Having a good nutritious diet is important no matter what age you are.  However, as we age our nutritional needs change.  Older people typically eat less ...

Elderly incontinence

Elderly incontinence Helping your loved one with elderly incontinence Incontinence describes an accidental or involuntary loss of urine or faeces.  It is very common among elderly people.  However, it is rarely discussed as it is considered a taboo subject.  Many ...

Dehydration in elderly

Dehydration in elderly Anyone can become dehydrated, however older people are much more susceptible to dehydration than younger people. This is partly due to lack of thirst sensation and changes in the water and sodium balance that naturally occur as people age.  Here ...

Keeping active in the elderly

Keeping active in the elderly Keeping active, both physically and mentally is vital as we age. The importance of exercise is well researched – we all know that keeping active, fit and healthy has a positive impact on our overall ...

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