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August 24th, 2022

Mindfulness has been a big buzzword for a few years now, but do you know exactly what it is and how it could benefit you as you get older? You’re never too old to take up mindfulness – for elderly people, it can be incredibly beneficial; it can help you to reconnect with yourself, deal…

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August 18th, 2022

If you have a loved one who’s living in a care home, taking them for a day out can be a lovely change of scenery for all of you, a chance to get the whole family together, and an opportunity to make new memories. Finding suitable destinations for days out for the elderly and children…

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August 8th, 2022

Do you know how much salt you consume every day? Do low-salt recipes factor into your weekly meal plan? If you’re eating too much salt, you may be putting your health at risk, so you may want to consider moving to a low-salt diet. The NHS recommends that all adults over the age of 18…

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August 8th, 2022

If you have a loved one in a care home in Nottingham, there are some brilliant days out in Nottingham for adults and children alike. The area has some fascinating industrial history, a thriving arts scene, and it’s steeped in legend, so there’s something to suit a wide range of interests.  If you’re looking for…

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July 26th, 2022

Leeds is a buzzing city in the heart of West Yorkshire, with plenty of history and culture, and it’s surrounded by some beautiful countryside, stately homes, and countless other attractions.  If you have a loved one who’s a resident at Adel Manor Care Home and want to take them out for the day, there are…

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July 27th, 2022

Do you have any cross-generational friendships? Intergenerational friendships typically have an age gap of a decade or more, meaning each individual brings a different perspective and different experiences to the relationship.  The UK has an ageing population, and a growing problem with loneliness, but intergenerational friendships could help to combat this and keep older people…

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July 21st, 2022

Whether you watch movies for comfort, to laugh, or to feel inspired, it can sometimes feel as though the world of Hollywood is dominated by young actors, but there are lots of incredibly talented older stars out there, from Dame Judi Dench to Sir Ian McKellen and from Morgan Freeman to Dame Helen Mirren.  We…

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July 13th, 2022

Manchester is a brilliant city for visitors of all ages, and it’s undergone significant redevelopment in recent decades. The city has plenty for visitors both old and young to enjoy, making it a great location for a multigenerational family day out, including plenty of attractions and activities for seniors. Age UK has a great guide…

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June 27th, 2022

Sleep issues can be draining and disorientating at any time of life, but when you’re dealing with lack of sleep or extreme drowsiness on top of other health problems, it can be especially distressing.  In some cases, not getting enough sleep can even be a risk factor for other health conditions, such as high blood…

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June 20th, 2022

Dementia is a condition that’s likely to affect more of us as the population continues to age, with statistics from NHS England showing that around 850,000 people in the UK are currently living with the illness, with around 676,000 of these based in England.  What’s more, some 540,000 people in England are caring for someone…

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