Learning is a natural part of life, no matter how old we are. According to recent statistics, 17% of UK’s 55-64-year-olds and 5% of 65+-year-olds have taken up online courses and learning during 2020. With the global pandemic still looming in our collective consciousness, learning a second language has become a worthwhile goal for many. […]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.
Flo and Luciana have built a friendship through home sharing in the pandemic that has seen them litter picking together in the local park. For anyone who can live independently with just a little help around the house and would like more company, Homeshare could be a valuable solution. What is homeshare? It’s incredibly beneficial […]Read more
Service Review When you’re grieving for the loss of a parent, settling their affairs can be slow, arduous and painful. It’s surprising how many organisations have to be notified – from banks and pension funds to mobile phone contract providers and utilities. Not only do you have to find the details of each account, but […]Read more
Latest news and advice includes: Deferring pensions and long-overdue married women’s state pension Covid-19 testing and vaccinations Latest Coronavirus roadmap steps for care homes Palliative care failings Dementia and processed meats Household bill increases Tech divide The state of social care Pensions Deferring taking your state pension could give you significantly higher income in […]Read more
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