In the news: digital NHS finds care home places faster and opens patient online access to X-rays and scan; initiatives see more GP appointments available; TSB signs up to fraud refund charter; equity release debated; care home news; plans for living longer at home with dementia. Care home place availability This sounds like great news, […]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.
Many sales organisations run on building business cases to persuade customers to buy. So why not use the same approach to persuade your employer of the business benefits of supporting experienced employees who care for elders? Nearly half a million people have given up their jobs in the last two years because they can’t find […]Read more
With an ageing population, the world of working is changing. One in four older female workers, and one in eight older male workers, have caring responsibilities. It’s incredibly hard to juggle work and caring, and half a million people have given up their jobs in the last two years because of their caring responsibilities. That’s […]Read more
Personal alarms have been designed to help older people remain living independently in the comfort of their own home. They are a great alternative to moving into a care home or having to pay for home care visits. Personal alarms are specifically useful to those who live alone, suffer from long-term medical conditions, or are […]Read more
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