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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.

 

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What to expect from new hearing aids

As a long-term hearing aid user myself, I know what it’s like to be in a loop where your hearing deteriorates and then new technology brings you jumping back into the world. Jumping is the right word too, because a step up in audio capability can make your environment sound suddenly very noisy. The benefits […]

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Giving house plants as gifts

A look at Google searches revealed the house plants that attract the most interest on the search engine. There are few surprises – many of those named have been stalwarts of the living rooms, hallways and even bathrooms of homes for many decades. The benefits of house plants is that on the whole they are […]

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How to take a postive approach to your finances

Collaborative Post When it comes to your finances, it’s important to take the right approach mentally. Financial thinking is the process of evaluating and understanding how the financial world works. It includes both positive and negative thoughts. Negative thinking can be defined as a pessimistic outlook on life, a lack of hope for the future, […]

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