Here we are with our festive gift list for parents, grandparents and senior friends in 2023. Where did that year go? This year we’re sharing our focus between helping out in a cost of living crisis and still choosing presents for Christmas and other occasions to make life happier. Whether you’re buying for parents, grandparents […]Read more
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.
While we talk a great deal about how being online is becoming vital to daily life, it can be difficult for older people. It’s not just about familiarity with technology. It’s also about being able to use smartphones, tablets and PCs when your eyesight’s not as good as it was and your fingers not as […]Read more
It would be lovely if there was a straightforward path to choosing and getting the best out of a care home for our loved ones. But in reality it’s a complicated business, and often frustrating for all concerned. Those with experience suggest patience, kindness and firmness are important, together with a determination to ask questions […]Read more
From time to time we see tables published exploring how much we need in the way of an annual income in retirement to be able to enjoy our senior years. Here are the latest conclusions. Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association One analysis can be found in the Retirement Living Standards, published by the Pensions and […]Read more
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