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Care Home Costs: What Pressures Are There?

Paying for Care

Care Home Costs: What Pressures Are There?

May 17th, 2022

Some care homes are coming under increasing strain due to the current financial climate.


How might this impact costs for residents?

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Where Are The UK’s Retirement Living Hotspots?

Retirement Living

Where Are The UK’s Retirement Living Hotspots?

May 9th, 2022

 This article by freelance writer Rachel Bashford will give you updates on the reasons behind the boom in retirement living, the hotspots in UK retirement living and future retirement living trends throughout the UK.

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How Is Parkinson’s Technology Developing?

Elderly care advice

How Is Parkinson’s Technology Developing?

March 14th, 2022

Parkinson’s is a neurological condition that is degenerative in nature with some of its main symptoms being tremors, body rigidity and slower movement. At this present time, there is no cure for the disease.

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Living With Parkinson’s: How To Improve Life Quality.

Elderly care advice

Living With Parkinson’s: How To Improve Life Quality.

February 21st, 2022

Parkinson’s disease is a long-term or chronic neurological condition. This means that Parkinson’s affects the brain as well as the nervous system. Dr James Parkinson named the condition in 1817 and prescribed it to be progressive in nature as symptoms generally worsen over time.

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Can Tech Assist Seniors With Frailty?

Elderly care advice

Can Tech Assist Seniors With Frailty?

January 21st, 2022

Frailty is a recognised health status where the body’s systems are weakened or influenced by the ageing process. Through a series of innovations, tech is making great leaps to support those with frailty but how soon will it be available to the public and how can it help today?

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Top Tips: Help Reluctant Seniors To Accept Support

Elderly care advice

Top Tips: Help Reluctant Seniors To Accept Support

January 7th, 2022

Are you struggling with a loved one who likes being independent? Take a look at these useful tactics for effective, practical solutions.

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Seniors And Digital Skills: An Essential Guide

Elderly care advice

Seniors And Digital Skills: An Essential Guide

December 10th, 2021

As a society, we are encouraged to believe that more people than ever are technologically literate and connected through an array of smart devices on a daily basis. Particularly during the pandemic, it appeared as if everyone was online and learning new digital abilities by the minute. However, this may not be a totally accurate picture of what is happening with older people in the UK.

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LGBTQ+ UK Retirement Living: Discover The Options

Retirement Living

LGBTQ+ UK Retirement Living: Discover The Options

November 15th, 2021

For the first time in reported statistics, there has been an increase in the number of over-65s identifying as LGB, up from 0.7% of this age category in 2018 to 1.0% in 2019.

Noting the changes in societal attitudes, the ONS explains the data change as being influenced by a greater acceptance in society towards people expressing different sexual identities.

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What Is Attracting Single Seniors To Retirement Communities?

Retirement Living

What Is Attracting Single Seniors To Retirement Communities?

October 20th, 2021

Why are an increasing number of single older people selecting retirement living as their lifestyle choice? How do we compare to the rest of the world?

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