7 Tips How To Communicate With An Elderly Person

As we get older our behaviour often changes. As does our method of communication. This may be due to health reasons such as loss of hearing. Which can make it difficult to hold conversations. Our tips to communicate with an elderly person. Will help you keep the conversations going. 1. Your Volume Keep your volume […]

Best Wheelchairs for Outdoors

If you have mobility problems it is important that you have a good wheelchair for outdoors. Wheelchairs are a necessary part of life. Whether you need to use it part-time or full-time. There are a range of wheelchairs. You can choose the type of wheelchair depending on your needs. It is important that you choose […]

Checklist For After Surgery Recovery

The date for your surgery may be getting closer. Or you maybe have already had your surgery. After surgery recovery depends on the type of surgery you are going to have. Or the type of surgery you have already had. If you have had an outpatient procedure. Your recovery will be different from an inpatient […]

Fun Exercises For The Elderly

Fun Fact: Ernestine Shepherd is the world’s oldest female bodybuilder. She joined the gym at 56 years old. Declared the oldest competitive bodybuilder in the world. By the Guinness Book of World Records. You may not be a competitive bodybuilder (most of us aren’t)! You may be struggling to walk or to stand. We all […]

Is Your Home Suitable For Live-In Care

If you or your loved one need extra help and support on a daily basis in your home. It is important to ask yourselves if your home is suitable for live-in care. Our checklist will be useful for you to assess whether your home is suitable for live-in care. A Spare Room You would need […]

Caring For Someone With Depression

1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health problem. Such as anxiety and depression in any given week. If you are caring for someone with depression it is important that you understand what depression is. It is also important that you get the right support to help you care for your loved one. […]

Elderly Alone at Christmas: Heartbreaking Reality

Christmas is a time of giving and spending time with your loved ones. Yet, according to research carried out by Age UK. A million older people feel lonelier at Christmas time. Two-fifths of them are widows. At heartbreaking reality : Elderly alone at Christmas. Age UK launched the ‘no one should have no one campaign’ […]

Types Of Cerebral Palsy

There are different types of cerebral palsy, the type depends on which part of the brain has been damaged. Cerebral palsy is caused by injury or damage to the brain. This is more likely to happen in the womb when the brain is most delicate as it is still developing. 1 in 400 babies born […]

Keeping Warm In Winter Tips

The weather this year has been lovely, but we all know that winter is on its way. It’s important that you are prepared for winter which we know is a season that is challenging for the elderly and those that struggle with mobility. There are extra risks of falls if the conditions are icy. We […]

Caring for Elderly Parents in their Home

Caring for elderly parents in their home is very rewarding. Your parents looked after you when you were a child and now it’s your turn to look after them. However, as an adult, you have other responsibilities, maybe you have a family of your own, a full-time job. It can become very stressful taking on […]