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Kathy Lawrence

News for senior caregivers

Thinking about eldercare

Our regular roundup of useful news and views for those supporting older friends and family. In this issue: Pensions credit and those missing out GPs and home visits Retirement homes as a legacy Likelihood of a caring future Cost of social care around the country Equity release challenges Changing ways that consumers pay Talking about […]

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Christmas gifts for older family and friends 2019

Finding the right present for an older parent or grandparent gets increasingly hard. So we’ve been looking for gifts that add fun and luxury to life at any age. And this year we’ve been following the trend and looking for sustainability too. Many of these gifts have been sent to us to try out, and we’ll […]

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The Stigmas of Elderly Life

Collaborative Post There are so many stigmas that surround old age, and some people assume that as soon as you reach the age of thirty, you’re old. And the feeling of fearing old age only comes from the stigmas that float around society. From the lack of social life, to the aches and pains that […]

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News and views for caregivers

What’s happening in the world that can help – or hinder – families in caring for older relatives? Here are the stories we’ve found that caregivers should know about for the sake of their families and their own futures: HMRC has been charging too much on pension withdrawals More women than men are taking out […]

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Care Home Alternatives: Is A Garden Annexe Right For Your Family?

Collaborative Post As our parent’s age, there comes a time when it’s no longer suitable for them to stay in their home. Perhaps you’ve noticed they’re a little more forgetful than usual, or they’ve had yet another fall, or perhaps they’re struggling to keep on top of the housework. When this time comes, there’s a […]

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