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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.

 

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Christmas gifts for seniors 2020

Finding a gift that will be appreciated by our older family and friends can be tricky. In our annual round up of present ideas we try hard to find ideas that are original, fun or luxurious. What’s behind this year’s list? This year is going to be particularly interesting if we’re not going to be […]

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Tips on choosing a ring as a symbol of eternity

Collaborative Post When you’re choosing a ring, the harmony between the everyday life of jewellery and its expressiveness is important. There are thousands of different designs, such as wedding bands, solitaires, signet rings, white and yellow gold, with or without stones.  How can you choose the most attractive ring at a suitable price to last a lifetime? […]

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Where are we with shielding the most vulnerable?

After the strict guidelines of shielding the most vulnerable during lockdown, government advice across the UK became much lighter, suggesting that everyone could make their own decisions about going out – and stopping deliveries of emergency supplies as a result. England Following the announcement of the three-tier Covid alert system on 12 October, the government […]

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Are you finding caring for ageing relatives a challenge? Our life coach and eldercare specialist Dr Lesley Trenner offers free, anonymous advice in her regular column.

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