No apologies for returning to the subject of scams yet again for an update. The sort of good news is, contrary to popular belief, that older people are not necessarily the most vulnerable when it comes to phishing and its relations. This is simply because many of the most senior members of the population don’t […]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.
What’s the latest thinking on diabetes risk and treatment? Having just been through a Type 2 diabetes scare, I can confirm that there are a myriad of theories and approaches around how to avoid, reverse or manage the disease. Here is a roundup of some of the latest thinking. And if you think it’s contradictory […]Read more
Protecting inheritances for families is high on the agenda for many of us as we approach our older years. One option is to look at Will Trusts. This article explains what they are and how they work. What is a Will Trust? There are several types of Will Trusts which can be created within your […]Read more
In an ideal world, we get to say goodbye to our parents with love and kindness in the most peaceful of settings as they drift gently away. But that’s not the reality for many of us. Circumstances and conditions often make our parting painful and difficult. Dementia regular delivers a long-drawn-out loss of a parent, […]Read more
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