In this week’s roundup of news and views that affect families with ageing relatives, we look at: Finding good care homes takes time Paying for care Working and caring responsibilities Checking up on pharmacies Changes to services at Boots NHS and AI-driven conversations Slowing Parkinson’s disease Napping and heart health Passing on pensions The saga […]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.
There are a huge number of unknowns around the timing and shape of the UK’s departure from the European Union. In this article we outline the concerns reported by three leading healthcare organisations around health and care. And we look at government advice to care providers on preparing for Brexit. Possible challenges around health and […]Read more
Our regular roundup of news affecting our older friends and relatives and how we can support them. In this issue: Over 55s lose most to fraud, but more millennials are falling for scams Pharmacies to offer heart checks and prescribe statins Hearing aids can help fight dementia Online GP consultations at Boots, for a price […]Read more
As we enter our middle years, many of us are starting to build a collection of daily medications to address issues such as blood pressure, mood and aching joints. Our older relatives are quite likely to be taking even more medication and need more medical devices to achieve the best possible quality of life. While […]Read more
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