How You Can Help The Elderly In Your Community During Coronavirus Outbreak

We’re not going to sugar-coat the situation: COVID-19 is a disaster on a scale rarely seen throughout history and is something that the vast majority of us will have had no comparative experience. It’s hard to know what the best course of action is and how best to help, especially as the near future holds […]

How to Keep the Elderly Social During the Covid-19 Outbreak

This is a very difficult subject. Not only because of the sheer severity of the situation, but also because this is such an unprecedented situation – especially when it comes to keeping elderly people social. The coronavirus has attacked our ability to get together and combat loneliness directly at its source, and it is elderly […]

Understanding Depression in the Elderly

Understanding Depression in the Elderly

When it comes to depression, most of us underestimate the issue. It’s not something you can see on the outside and it’s not something most people tend to advertise. So, while most of us are aware it is a problem, few realise its true impact. This is especially the case with the elderly. As a […]

13 Signs An Elderly Person You Know Needs Some Help At Home

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A loss of independence is inevitable as you grow older. Sometimes admitting that you need a helping hand is the hardest step. If an elderly friend or relative is refusing help, it’s important to keep a close eye on them in order to spot when it is time to intervene. There may come a point where their health declines so much that they […]

How to Cope with Elderly Parents Living at Home?

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Coping with elderly parents living at home   Whether it be for health reasons, which are the most common, or any other reason, when it comes to ageing parents living with children, it always begins with the best of intentions and visions of a harmonious living situation. However, that’s simply not always the case. There’s lots of reason why living with ageing parents can go […]

Falls In Elderly Age: Why It Happens And How To Help?

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While we all know that elderly falls are an all too common occurrence, the actual reasons why they happen often elude us. There are, in fact, logical reasons as to why we’re more susceptible to falling as we move into our later years. This is good news. If we can find reasons as to why […]

The Costs and Considerations of Looking After Elderly Parents

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Looking after elderly parents can be an incredibly complicated undertaking, especially if we’re talking about full-time care. There can often be many more things to take into consideration that you never even thought about before. Life itself is complicated and when you’re talking about a seismic shift as significant as this, there’s a lot to […]

Common Fears of Elderly People Moving into a Care Home

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The decision to move into a nursing home is a big life change. As such, it comes accompanied with common and understandable fears. If you are faced with helping a loved one make this decision, it’s useful to be aware of what might cause them to feel fearful. It’s also crucial that you know how […]

Useful Tips for Caring for the Elderly

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Caring for a loved one in any capacity, especially if you don’t have much experience in care, can sometimes be a daunting task. Of course, caring for a disabled and/or elderly person is one of the most rewarding, worthwhile and important things you can do. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t challenges along the way. […]

10 Useful Gifts for Elderly Parents

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Whether it’s Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, a birthday or Christmas, there’s always a special occasion just around the corner. If you’ve bored them with the usual boxes of chocolates and bottles of wine, then try surprising them with something really handy this year. We’ve rounded up 10 of the most useful gifts for elderly parents, […]