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How can we support people living with the common challenges of ageing, from heart disease to arthritis?

Critical Health Issues to Look Out For as You Get Older

Collaborative Post There are a lot of health concerns that can arise as we get older. It is crucial to live a healthy life in order to mitigate the impact of ageing on our bodies. While a healthy lifestyle can help prevent many common issues, it is still essential to know the signs to look […]

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How to support your relative’s wellness through winter

Collaborative Post Surviving the winter for older people can be challenging and there is a danger they may slip into low moods. If you have an older relative to look after this winter it’s a good idea to support their health and wellness with regular communication and by encouraging some positive habits such as journaling, […]

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Can I avoid the pain of arthritis?

A few thoughts to help us, the children, on the subject of arthritis. Arthritis in knees and/or hips is, it would seem, inevitable for most of us. It is simply the result of wear and tear to cartilage over the years. Dr Ashwin Unnithan argues that it’s the result of a having had a good […]

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Dental Implants vs. Dentures: Which is Best for You?

Collaborative Post As we get older, it might become necessary for us to replace some or all of our teeth. Many people experience tooth loss as they age for some reason or another. But for most of us, missing teeth can be embarrassing and if you have lost a tooth, you may have found yourself […]

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Here’s how to get help for incontinence

Collaborative Post The HARTMANN Direct team understand the difficulties faced by those who experience incontinence. It is easy to get sucked into a situation where you cope with the consequences and avoid the cause.  This reluctance to seek help may be a result of embarrassment. You may also have decided that it is a natural […]

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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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