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How to cope when your parent has a stroke

... Speech and language therapy Occupational therapy Psychological evaluation Dietetic care Orthoptic care Pharmaceutical care A specialist care home, rehabilitation residency or nursing facility could benefit your parent as they would be able to receive fulltime attention as well as be part of an intense rehabilitation programme. Access to ...

Dementia, creativity and napkins... yes napkins!

... dementia. Even an activity as simple as eating lunch can be beneficial in terms of social interaction as well as mental stimulation. The benefits of working creatively apply equally to care home staff as well as to those with dementia. Brunelcare, its staff and residents at ...

Wills and Probate – why are they so important?

... a financial institution require a Grant of Probate to release funds that are in the sole name of the deceased?* Did the deceased benefit from a trust? If you have answered yes to any of the above, then it's very likely that Probate is required. ...

I'm struggling with my aunt's reliance on me as her carer

... and worn down, so do try and tackle this now. It won't be easy but in the long run, there will be benefits for all the family. This article was published in October 2016. Dr Lesley Trenner is an Ageing Parent specialist with extensive qualifications ...

10 good reasons for older people to get into social media

... project to get older people up and running on social media as they can then share that with family and friends and instantly see the benefits of their efforts. To ensure older parents always have a voice As an increasing number of people across the UK struggle with loneliness ...

Food for thought - healthy eating tips for ageing palates

... a larger business as I felt that staying small meant I could provide meals tailored to each individual's wants and needs. I believe the benefits of this approach are that: One size doesn't fit all. A company that's small and local can offer a personal service. ...