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How can you help your parent stay well for as long as possible and find their way through a complex health system?

Tips to help the elderly access the toilet at night

Collaborative post Help in the dark hours is important, as the night time is more of a struggle for the elderly than the day. A common issue as people get older is nocturia. This is when the body still needs us to go to the toilet regularly, even when asleep. Regular toilet-going means more than […]

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Making sure the elderly don’t lose their independence

Collaborative Post Unfortunately, one of the sad aspects about getting older is that we can start to rely more and more on other people to help us get around in our day-to-day lives. There are, however, ways that people with limited mobility can maintain their independence, taking some of the weight off those who care […]

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Taking care of your mind as you age

Collaborative Post While none of us really like to think about it, it’s generally accepted that our minds will deteriorate a bit as we age. That doesn’t have to be the case though. While genetics and pre-disposition may have a role to play, there are things that we can do to keep our minds strong […]

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How to Enjoy Your Retirement Fund

Collaborative Post Planning for retirement is something that most of us have been taught from a young age as something that’s important. However, retirement doesn’t look the same for everyone and whilst the norm up until now has been to save that money and use the retirement fund to live off. Things have changed a […]

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