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When helpers become the enemy

This week’s storyteller is Sally.After years of being his wife’s carer, Sally’s father began to believe that everyone coming into his home wanted to poison him or steal his treasures. In this first part of her story, Sally describes how her father slipped into delusional paranoia and how his family struggled to help. After more […]

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Food for thought – healthy eating tips for ageing palates

Written by Rebecca Lenton Home-style catering expert and fresh food advocate Janice Caluori offers advice on preparing nutritious meals that appeal to the changing tastes that come with age, and choosing ready-made meals tailored to our parents’ needs. I’m a firm believer is using fresh, local ingredients in home-style meals. As people age their tastes […]

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Caring for a mother-in-law with cancer

Adrienne Gruberg, founder of The Caregiver Space, shares how she adjusted family life to care for a mother-in-law with Lymphoma whilst her own husband battled lung cancer. My mother-in-law, Sylvia – all four-feet-ten inches of her – was a spitfire of a lady! At eighty-nine, she was one of the most resilient people I had […]

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