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

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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Safety tips for older drivers

Collaborative Post Many people wish to keep the independence of driving as they age. However, there are some considerations to be made. If you wish to continue driving as an elderly person, it’s a good idea to be aware of the risks and the safety precautions too. We all age differently, and our reaction times […]

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Preparing to travel with a relative who has a kidney condition

Collaborative Post It’s no secret that as people get older, the chances of developing long-term medical conditions increases. When it comes to travelling, this doesn’t put an end to dreams of exploring the world, but it does require an extra bit of planning and preparation. This is especially true of kidney conditions. Anyone who suffers […]

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