Ah yes, lots of you. And I’m in there too. For me, getting off to sleep is easy. It’s staying asleep that’s the difficult bit. And then getting back to sleep. Broken sleep started with small children, continued through eldercare, and it’s still with me. Yet, as many of you may have found, health professionals […]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.
Here’s our regular round-up of news and reports around the health, wealth and well-being of our ageing population and the people who care for them. Health Voice-assisted technology is in the news. The NHS has teamed up with Amazon to make NHS Choices advice available through the Alexa voice-enabled system. Would this way of symptom […]Read more
Many of the services we need for our ageing family and friends should be delivered by their local authority. A new report looks at why social care directors are finding their desire to deliver good service is tied to budget constraints, and what they’re doing about it. What’s the problem? The charitable body, The Association […]Read more
Here’s this week’s roundup of news and developments that affect our older family and friends: Lack of dental care available to care homes Care home good practice guide released Dental access crisis in Wales Virtual GP firms pushed to open real surgeries GP practices working together to offer vulnerable patients more time Leading NHS expert […]Read more
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