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Is it time to upgrade your parent’s boiler?

Collaborative Post The winter causes concern for anybody with elderly parents, especially those living in their own home. There may be a reluctance on their behalf to move out of their home, placing a certain emphasis on their children to ensure they are warm and safe as the colder weather kicks in. We explored this […]

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Four tips when downsizing your home

Collaborative Post Downsizing your home will come at a time where your children may have flown the nest, or you’re nearing retirement and want to sell up any assets you have in the form of investments and property. When it comes to your home, you’ll often find yourself needing less space for just yourself or […]

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How to talk to older people about their driving

Collaborative Post Talking to an older person about his or her driving can be difficult. You might think it’s time they stopped driving for safety reasons or would like them to at least have some refresher lessons or tests to ensure they’re fit to drive. If you’re concerned about the driving of an older close […]

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What should you consider when your elderly relative is moving in?

Collaborative Post Moving home is considered one of the most stressful things in any adult’s life. It is no wonder then that an elderly relative moving into your home can also be a challenging time for both them and you. There are a lot of adjustments that may need to be made to ensure your […]

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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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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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