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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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Growing old with a pet companion

Collaborative Post When you get a pet, you are making a commitment to take care of them for their entire lifespan, which for the average cat or dog, could be 15 years. This means that if you get a pet in your later life, you can both enjoy getting older together. There are lots of […]

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4 Effective Hacks for Downsizing Your Home

Collaborative Post When you reach a certain age, living in a massive home doesn’t suit your needs. The kids are gone and it’s only you and your partner, so what’s the point of big, spacious rooms? A smaller property is much more feasible, which is where downsizing comes into play. However, downsizing effectively isn’t as […]

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How elderly people can stay busy at home

Collaborative Post There are times in life when our parents need to stay in more. But whether they’re at home with family, share life with a live-in companion from a trusted care provider such as Country Cousins, or spend more time on their own, there are plenty of activities available to keep mind and body […]

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