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It’s hard to balance the demands of everyday life with looking out for ageing family and friends.

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.

 

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Father’s Day gifts for senior dads 2024

It’s that time again in the UK, when we scratch our heads and wonder what on earth we can give dad for Father’s Day that would both show our appreciation and actually be appreciated. Dads can be difficult for presents, especially older dads who may already have all they think they want. If that’s your […]

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Helping to challenge loneliness

As the UK Campaign to End Loneliness closes under its current title and reopens in a new home at the Centre for Loneliness Studies at Sheffield Hallam University, it’s a good time to reflect on its findings to date. The Campaign was established in 2011 and has unearthed useful facts and strategies. While we often […]

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Managing grief without employer support

At some stage in our lives we are likely to have to deal with grief, and as our parents age that time moves closer. Yet while employers are charged with implementing policies for a whole raft of situations, some do not seem to know how to support those who are grieving – or even concede […]

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