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February 2nd, 2023

There are many reasons you might be worried about an elderly person, whether you’re worried about an elderly relative or are a concerned neighbour. Often, the elderly person might simply need some extra support with simple tasks and you can be there to offer any help. However, in some cases, things may be a little…

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pets for seniors

January 31st, 2023

Owning a pet is one of life’s great joys and there are many animals that make great pets for the elderly. Sharing your time with a pet means you have a constant companion that will help you to stay active, prevent loneliness and keep your brain busy too. In fact, some pet owners even enjoy…

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care planning in a care home

January 31st, 2023

When you’re researching care homes and other care options for a loved one, it’s likely that you’ll come across the term ‘care plan’. If you’re new to the world of adult social care or residential care, you might not have seen a care plan before. With this in mind, we’ve compiled everything you need to…

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GWR trains at train station

December 22nd, 2022

Do you have a senior railcard? In later life, you can apply for a senior travel card that you can use on trains across the UK, which entitles you to a discount on your ticket price.  If you want to travel in later life, a senior railcard will open up the UK’s fascinating cities and…

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older couple out walking

December 22nd, 2022

Elderly mental health concerns are on the rise. Mental health issues can arise at any time of life; even if you’ve never experienced low mood, depression, or anxiety throughout the rest of your life, these illnesses can strike at any time.  Declining mental health in the elderly could be due to grief, a change in…

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elderly man's ear

December 12th, 2022

Many people experience hearing loss as they get older, which can be incredibly isolating as it becomes more difficult to communicate with loved ones or when out and about. Signs of hearing loss can come on gradually as you age, and can leave you feeling lonely and frustrated. However, there is plenty of help for…

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vegetable soup

December 12th, 2022

There can be multiple reasons why a person may benefit from easy to swallow recipes, including degenerative conditions, chewing problems, and swallowing difficulties. If someone has recently suffered a stroke, been diagnosed with dementia, or has issues with their teeth, our soft food recipes for the elderly could provide you with the inspiration you need….

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globe

December 12th, 2022

Have you ever made a bucket list? Whether you’re looking to travel or simply want to learn something new in later life, thinking of ideas for a bucket list can be a fun activity in itself, and it can provide you with lots of inspiration for activities to do when you’re newly retired, or even…

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lytham st annes

November 15th, 2022

If you have a loved one who lives in the Lytham area, perhaps at The Hamptons Care Centre, check out our guide on what to do in Lytham St Annes for seniors. This wonderful seaside town on the Fylde Coast offers fun and traditional activities for all the family, including a choice of day trips…

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christmas present

November 7th, 2022

Christmas gifts for elderly people can be hard to choose – it may feel as though they’ve already been gifted everything you’ve thought of in the past, and it can be hard to know what they need if they live in a care home. What’s more, you might want to avoid stereotypical gifts for the…

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