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Kathy Lawrence

Home adaptations for the elderly

Collaborative Post Given the choice, most people would rather live out their days in their own homes. But when mobility starts to falter, they may need to think about new ways to organise their homes, and the aids that can help them remain independent and safe. The good news is that there are numerous easy […]

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Facing insomnia: I tried Sleepio

I’m a chronic insomniac. I get off to sleep easily enough, but I don’t stay asleep. After waking and going back to sleep several times in the first part of the night, I get about four hours in and realise I’m too awake to go back to sleep again. Over the years (and it has […]

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Furnishings to consider for a modern house renovation

Collaborative Post So, the time has come to begin investing in a modern house renovation. This is wonderful news! You are taking the leap into designing your home your way. But there are so many different aspects to consider, such as floor plan, wall layout, furniture choice and fixture addition or removal. It can sometimes […]

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How to help your loved ones make the most of online shopping

Collaborative Post Online shopping is a great experience and an excellent service, which can make your life easier. Unfortunately, not all older people can safely work out online shopping, even though the convenience of online shopping would be incredibly useful to them, especially if they have any mobility issues. So, to help you inform your […]

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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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Dealing With the Loss of a Loved One

Collaborative Post Dealing with the death of a loved one is one of the hardest experiences in life. Obviously, you have the emotional side to process and this can be incredibly difficult and is very rarely linear. In addition to this, you then have all of the practicalities to manage and this can make the […]

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