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What’s happening in eldercare?

Rapidly growing number of unpaid carers during coronavirus pandemic Older people are slower to take extra measures to protect themselves … But are more cautious about going out Possible Alzheimer’s treatment with commonly available asthma drug Television licence to be payable by most pensioners from August Telephone repeat prescriptions to end? Hospital stays are generally […]

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Caregiver news January 2020

With the UK General Election out of the way, new and old policies around the NHS and care are now moving forward again. In this issue’s news: Hospital doctors lack confidence in video appointments NHS officials found to be charging for advice on NHS Continuing Healthcare funding Free hospital parking on the horizon for some […]

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Thinking about eldercare

Our regular roundup of useful news and views for those supporting older friends and family. In this issue: Pensions credit and those missing out GPs and home visits Retirement homes as a legacy Likelihood of a caring future Cost of social care around the country Equity release challenges Changing ways that consumers pay Talking about […]

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News and views for caregivers

What’s happening in the world that can help – or hinder – families in caring for older relatives? Here are the stories we’ve found that caregivers should know about for the sake of their families and their own futures: HMRC has been charging too much on pension withdrawals More women than men are taking out […]

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News for care givers

Here’s our regular round-up of news and reports around the health, wealth and well-being of our ageing population and the people who care for them. Health Voice-assisted technology is in the news. The NHS has teamed up with Amazon to make NHS Choices advice available through the Alexa voice-enabled system.  Would this way of symptom […]

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What you need to know this week

Here’s our regular roundup of news around the UK that affects you and your older friends and relatives. This issue we’re talking about pensions, NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding, potential treatment and preventions for Alzheimer’s and memory loss, hip and knee replacements, finding missing vulnerable people, and avoiding falls. The downside first Mixed age couples are […]

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