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

Christmas gifts for seniors 2020

Finding a gift that will be appreciated by our older family and friends can be tricky. In our annual round up of present ideas we try hard to find ideas that are original, fun or luxurious. What’s behind this year’s list? This year is going to be particularly interesting if we’re not going to be […]

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Helping Your Elderly Relatives to Manage Their Home Appliances

Collaborative Post When a home appliance breaks down, it can create numerous problems – particularly for older people who might be on a very fixed budget. If the appliance is one that they depend upon every day, they might feel compelled to purchase a replacement even if they can’t afford to. However, there are a […]

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Best Places for a Staycation this Year

Collaborative Post The coronavirus pandemic has taken international travel off the table for many of us. The risks are just too great, and the likelihood of being quarantined after you’re returned from overseas is enough to give you a second thought or two. Fortunately, the UK is brimming with destinations that we might visit instead. […]

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Making Older Age More Fashion-Friendly

Collaborative Post What does it mean to make the ageing process fashion-friendly? Getting old is unavoidable. Ideally, we all want our parents and grandparents to grow older for longer. Some of us are already concerned about the ageing process. Perhaps you have been reading blog articles on how to manage grey hair or turn a […]

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Homemade Dog Treats That You And Your Pup Will Love

Collaborative Post Even if your cooking has friends and family running for the hills, there’s one food enthusiast who will always consider you the world’s greatest chef. Of course, it can only be your canine companion. Like most dogs, they probably won’t hesitate to devour anything you put in front of them. Chances are they’ll […]

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How to Support Elderly Relatives as They Move into Safe Accommodation

Collaborative Post Lockdown might be over but the danger that coronavirus poses to the elderly and high-risk individuals is still very present. With fears of a second wave hitting, thousands of old people across the country are taking now as the opportunity to move into safer accommodation. This comes as no surprise, seeing how care […]

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Tips to help your elderly parent downsize

Collaborative Post Perhaps the time has come for your parents to downsize and move into a smaller place? Doing so might make things easier and improve their quality of life. Downsizing can be helpful for older people, yet it can be stressful if not approached right. To help you support your parents, try these tips. […]

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