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Discussing ideas to make the transition through retirement a good one for our parents now and ourselves later

Earning Money From Home As You Get Older

Collaborative Post There is no denying that the Internet has opened up the door to a wealth of different opportunities for people today. One of these opportunities is being able to make money from the comfort of your own home. This can be especially beneficial for older people who may not be as mobile as […]

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Keeping Them Company, Wherever You Are

Collaborative Post As our parents grow older, it’s time for us to take care of them just like they did for us when we were children, because isn’t that the very least we can do? However, busy schedules and sometimes even vast time zones don’t make this as easy as we’d like, and that’s a […]

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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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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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Seven Top Travel Tips for Seniors

Collaborative Post One of the best gifts that you could ever hope to give your aged parents is the gift of travel. They’ve spent all their lives looking after you and now they have the time – and possibly the money – to see a little more of the world and you can make it […]

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Why and How to Teach Loved Ones Online Skills

Collaborative Post We tend to take our technology skills for granted. From unlocking our phones to choosing an app, we need to use fast. To loading up our PCs and within a few clicks, we’re checking our emails. For others who haven’t been brought up in a world that’s almost run by technology, they most […]

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How to Make a Retirement Apartment Feel Like Home

Collaborative Post Helping an elderly relative through the process of moving into a retirement home can be a difficult process. The realisation that the house they have lived in for decades is now unsuitable for them can be an upsetting time for everyone involved. Maybe the house is too big for them to maintain, or […]

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