While there are always exceptions, it’s accepted that most people want to stay in their own homes for as long as they can. Sometimes it can become tricky though as ageing erodes the facilities that help us to stay safe. If we can’t see or hear so well, or our balance or mobility aren’t as […]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.
Living through a pandemic
In these extraordinary times, we’ll be working to point you in the direction of information and advice from the experts on how to look after yourselves and your parents. We’ll post articles that provide useful tips on how your loved ones can keep well physically, mentally and emotionally. And signpost where to go for more help. Just visit our Coronavirus section. And look after yourselves.
By Jodie Wielgus, Ramsdens Solicitors One of the most important aspects of caring for an older relative or loved one is helping them sort out their financial affairs, ensuring they are able to enjoy their twilight years with peace of mind. This means helping them take care of their assets and obligations while they are […]Read more
The Covid-10 pandemic has given us the opportunity and challenge of introducing older family members to the pleasures and pitfalls of the internet. But avoiding the predators is a long-term task. And it won’t be an easy one for anyone who isn’t constantly up-to-date and alert to the latest attempts to steal their data and […]Read more
As we come out of lockdown the ‘guidance’ around who we can see when, and where we can go, is changing rapidly. For anyone who’s been at home and is now just venturing out into the world, it can appear very confusing. With this in mind, it seems worth offering a snapshot of the guidelines […]Read more
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