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What are the alternatives to pet rehoming?

Getting older and having more complex care needs can bring about a tough decision if you have a pet at home.

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08 October 2019
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Driving and dementia

For many of us, driving is a lifeline. Not everybody has access to reliable public transport or amenities within walking distance.

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06 October 2019
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Walking 8,900 steps a day could lower risk of Alzheimer's, researchers claim

Walking just under 9,000 steps a day could help protect the brain from Alzheimer's disease, researchers have claimed.

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17 July 2019
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Dementia: Lifestyle changes that could lower your risk

Nearly everyone can lower their risk of dementia, even if it runs in the family, by living a healthy lifestyle, research suggests.

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14 July 2019
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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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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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Enrich lives by enhancing the home environment with live-in care

Find out how live-in care enables you to go about enhancing the home environment in ways that aren't possible with a residential care arrangement.

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13 September 2018
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How palliative live-in care helps you take those meaningful steps

Following Tessa Jowell's inspirational speech, find out how palliative live-in care can help support comfort and self-determination at the end of life.

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26 July 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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Caring for a relative: How to hand over responsibility when the time is right

Learn more about how to sensitively and supportively hand over the responsibility for caring for a relative or close friend to a professional care agency.

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19 April 2018
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5 fantastic ways to spend your evenings as the clocks go forward

Get ideas for active and engaging ways to spend your evenings as the clocks go forward with this list of options specially adapted for older people.

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29 March 2018
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Effective elderly care means balancing client needs

Learn more about how effective elderly care means balancing a wide variety of client needs and desires with this introduction from The Good Care Group.

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01 March 2018