Keeping up-to-date with Covid 19 vaccination progress isn’t easy. These are a selection of stories that I’ve posted on Facebook today, plus a few more. My aim is help you see through the fug of different news for different people as well as the rumour and misinformation that always abound. Hope it helps. Have we […]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.
Many carers report that their relatives living with dementia struggle to sleep through the night. Sleeplessness is a problem many of us face, whether we’re carers, cared-for, or just living our normal lives. It’s a particular problem for those with dementia because of worries over their safety, especially if they live alone. If they get […]Read more
In the first roundup of news for 2021, we look at vaccinations and lockdown, the future of home care, current and future scams, energy saving, and the disappearance of bank branches. The latest on Covid-19 vaccinations and lockdown With the fast-changing nature and spread of Covid-19 and the variety of government reactions, we think the […]Read more
We’ve been seeing a priority list for vaccination against Covid-19 circulating for a few weeks. Most of it works simply on age, but with those groups shielding and with ‘underlying health conditions’ added in. What hasn’t always been clear is that people receiving carer’s allowance, or those who are the main carer of an elderly […]Read more
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