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Where do retirement living apartments fit into our life plan?

... fit into our life plan? RETIREMENT DEVELOPMENTS, INDEPENDENT LIVING, ASSISTED LIVING By Kathy Lawrence Retirement apartments are springing up all over the ... Where do retirement living apartments fit into our life plan? RETIREMENT DEVELOPMENTS, INDEPENDENT LIVING, ASSISTED LIVING By Kathy Lawrence Retirement apartments ...

Adjusting to life in a wheelchair

... a spinal unit was a bit of a shock. All the assistive aids were functional but clinical and grey and ugly to boot. ... gives us an insight into the impact disability has on many people's lives. They say that life can change in a moment, which ...

Enjoying nature and the outdoors with a family member with dementia

... can make holidays and breaks a logistical nightmare. They offer one-to-one assistance for both carer and person with dementia someone who has been trained ... and sharing activity outside is something which brings immediate benefits to people living with dementia and we believe is a crucial part of "living ...

How to keep your parent safe and prevent wandering

... for their safety in their own home there are a variety of assistive technologies available to help them live independently for longer and keep them ... while giving you peace of mind. What type of prevention technology do we need? If your parent has started to wander outside or ...

What are the retirement housing options for my parents?

... help, and we have advice on how to get started. Assistive technology Useful technology can alert remote carers to any changes in behaviour ... companionship Life is not a matter of one giant leap from independent living at home to taking up residence in a care home. The ...

Preparing for live-in care – what you need to know

... is alerted when the client is moving from the chair and provide assistance accordingly. This is valuable for preventing falls and given that a ... stressful time. You'll want to ensure that they can continue to live independently for as long as possible rather than going into a home ...

What to look for in mobility aids for your parents

... step, or a rail in the bathroom by the toilet will assist them to stand up, or adding a shower seat to rest ... may need support to enable them to stay independent and continue to live in the comfort of their own home. If your parents are ...

Improvements in accessibility in public transport

... improved over the years for the elderly and the disabled. Giving assistance on buses The majority of those living with disabilities should have seen ... improvement to their bus services since the Government's regulations and guidance report under various disability discrimination legislation. All bus service providers are now legally ...

Designing activities for people with dementia and their families

... more about Active Minds and the products the team has developed to assist people with dementia enjoy activities that are meaningful to them and their ... into dementia shows that there is a marked benefit in keeping someone living with dementia occupied and stimulated as the disease progresses. It has ...

How can retailers become truly dementia-friendly?

... a priority for us and therefore all of our branches provide an assisted shopping service for customers who need help with their shop. Our ... project to make York a good place for people with dementia to live and visit. Launched in 2013, the Alliance now has 45 ...