Would it surprise you to hear that nearly one in four men (23%) completely refuse to seek medical advice about a health issue due to embarrassment? Recent research has uncovered a serious reluctance on the part of men to speak to GPs – and this has led to men’s health trailing women’s across several key […]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.
A roundup of important news and views on health, wealth and quality of life for seniors. In this issue: New Alzheimer’s treatment Can you afford to retire? Premium Bonds as a savings option Should the NHS share patient data? Visiting care homes now New vaccination rules for care home workers Latest on scams Greater transparency […]Read more
No apologies for returning to the subject of scams yet again for an update. The sort of good news is, contrary to popular belief, that older people are not necessarily the most vulnerable when it comes to phishing and its relations. This is simply because many of the most senior members of the population don’t […]Read more
What’s the latest thinking on diabetes risk and treatment? Having just been through a Type 2 diabetes scare, I can confirm that there are a myriad of theories and approaches around how to avoid, reverse or manage the disease. Here is a roundup of some of the latest thinking. And if you think it’s contradictory […]Read more
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