Older people often need additional assistance to enjoy their lives, especially those staying at home through their golden years. For family members, it is both an act of love and a pleasure to enable our relatives to retain as much independence as possible, but that doesn’t make caregiving any easier. Here is some helpful self-care […]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.
Often people assume that if they were to lose their ability to look after their financial affairs and make their own decisions then their spouse or children will have the power to access bank accounts and make decisions. That is not the case. In the event that you were to lack capacity, only those that […]Read more
It’s going to be another strange Mother’s Day in the UK this year. While we can’t completely predict whether we’ll be able to meet up on the day at the time of writing this article, it does seem that posting or emailing gifts may make the most sense. It’s worth leaving extra time for deliveries […]Read more
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought not just changes, but also issues with depression and anxiety. With uncertainty and social isolation on the rise, it’s easy to feel down, restless, and helpless about these tough times. There’s also the huge worry about how your family members are faring during this crisis. In that case, there has […]Read more
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