Time for you We featured a beautiful elephant charm necklace from Jana Rheinhardt a while ago. Now we’re delighted to say that Jana has created an orangutan pendant to help raise funds for this endangered species. There are two versions of the pendant in silver and gold, with £20 from the sale going to the […]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.
Signs of some degree of self-neglect is common amongst older people. Sometimes there’s a simple explanation that can be addressed through practical help. Perhaps a friend or relative that’s not visited for a while notices that your relative has lost weight. That could be a health issue, which needs checking out sooner rather than later. […]Read more
With the UK General Election out of the way, new and old policies around the NHS and care are now moving forward again. In this issue’s news: Hospital doctors lack confidence in video appointments NHS officials found to be charging for advice on NHS Continuing Healthcare funding Free hospital parking on the horizon for some […]Read more
Just days after Christmas we received a message from a local care home offering “3 weeks for 2” respite care. A bit startling, but actually not at all a bad idea. After the pleasures and stresses of any festive season, carergivers may well be feeling in need of a break to recover their energies. And […]Read more
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