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What Can We Learn From Retirement Living Around The World?

Retirement Living

What Can We Learn From Retirement Living Around The World?

September 14th, 2021

Less UK residents live in retirement communities than in other international countries. We discover what has held them back and why that seems to be changing.

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Preparing for a Secure Future: An Essential Guide

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Preparing for a Secure Future: An Essential Guide

August 11th, 2021

Why making decisions now for yourself and your family will give you peace of mind and help you plan what you really want.

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Why You Might Need A Lasting Power of Attorney

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Why You Might Need A Lasting Power of Attorney

July 29th, 2021

Thinking about the future can cause feelings of anxiety. This guide gives you information about how to prepare and plan for you and your family’s future with LPAs. Plus, it advises you how to find out if you’re eligible for NHS continuing healthcare payments.

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Why Are Retirement Communities Becoming A Popular Lifestyle Choice?

Retirement Living

Why Are Retirement Communities Becoming A Popular Lifestyle Choice?

July 2nd, 2021

This guide by health writer, Rachel Bashford, will help you to explore available options and highlight the growing number of incentives that make retirement villages a great choice.

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Care Home Infection Control: What You Need To Know

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Care Home Infection Control: What You Need To Know

June 16th, 2021

Searching for the right care home for yourself or a loved one can be a challenge. Knowing what to expect with infection control measures in care homes can set your mind at ease and help smooth the process.

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Why is eating well important for a healthy later life?

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Why is eating well important for a healthy later life?

May 24th, 2021

What we need from food changes a little as we get older. With 18% of the UK population being over 65, health writer, Rachel Bashford looks at how we can best look after their nutritional needs?

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What is the New Guidance on Care Home Visits from 17th May?

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What is the New Guidance on Care Home Visits from 17th May?

May 11th, 2021

Health writer, Rachel Bashford, gives you the latest care home visiting guidance that will take effect from 17th May. 

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The benefits of retirement villages and why we need to build more

Retirement Living

The benefits of retirement villages and why we need to build more

February 18th, 2021

In this Autumna blog Andrew Fyfe of the Sovereign Property Partnership discusses what retirees want and need to be happy in their homes.

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UK Retirement Villages & Communities: An Essential Guide

Retirement Living

UK Retirement Villages & Communities: An Essential Guide

January 29th, 2021

Inside today’s guide: Find out how to choose between different types of retirement villages and communities.

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