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Top Tips: Help Reluctant Seniors To Accept Support

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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

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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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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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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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UK Covid Update: Level 5 Rules, Support Bubbles, and Vaccine News...

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UK Covid Update: Level 5 Rules, Support Bubbles, and Vaccine News...

January 12th, 2021

How Will the Latest UK Lockdown Measures Impact Seniors

And Their Families?

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How Much Does Live-in Care Cost in the UK?

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How Much Does Live-in Care Cost in the UK?

December 18th, 2020

If you’re considering a live-in caregiver to help you manage at home, you’ll want to feel assured that services are provided at a fair rate.

By reading today’s blog by Health CopywriterDeclan Davey, you’ll see how the costs of live-in care compare to standard home care.

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