Highlights of this week’s roundup of eldercare news include: Thousands missing out on NHS Continuing Healthcare funding in England and Wales TV licences for pension credit recipients only, but many could claim Financial abuse of vulnerable growing Dementia diagnoses rising, and more funding to find a solution Blue Badge parking scheme to be extended to […]Read more
It’s hard to balance the demands of everyday life with looking out for ageing family and friends. Yet more and more of us are trying to do just that.
When They Get Older is here to help. We’re sharing tips and experiences to give you support as you support your older relatives. Health and wealth, pastimes and pleasures, challenges and relationships – we talk about them all here.
Today’s scammers try to take on any persona possible to relieve the vulnerable of the contents of the bank accounts, or even their savings and investments. A particular favourite at the moment seems to be fake messages from the tax office, demanding payments or even offering to help with refunds from HMRC. What sort of […]Read more
Financial scammers are ingenious and credible, and they prey on the vulnerable. That makes older people particularly susceptible. A new scheme should help to combat this form of fraud. Older people tend to be more trusting, and less informed about the methods that criminals will use to relieve them of their savings. And it is […]Read more
The NHS continues its move into digital consultations to avoid unnecessary hospital and GP visits. NHS Continuing Care funding in England is being quietly withdrawn from thousands of patients. With the UK Government still too distracted to address failing social care, more policy groups have created their strategies to solve the crisis. Stroke deaths are […]Read more
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