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How to find the right car insurance for your parent

... for your parent Insurance, disability, pension, driving license, blue badge, bus pass When They Get Older has teamed up with ... Shepherd, Managing Director of Over50choices.co.uk, to explore the murky waters of car insurance and discover how to choose the right policy for your ...

What to do when a parent dies

... parent, to do this: National Insurance number Passport Driving Licence Blue Badge Bus Pass 6. Managing assets in the short term. ... you held power of attorney, that will now be at an end. Don't attempt to use your parent's assets or access their account ...

Adjusting to life in a wheelchair

... and filling up the car with petrol means me frantically waving my Blue Badge or honking the horn at a cashier for assistance. Every ... now has its challenges. New beginnings Since my accident, we have had a daughter who is now a teenager. When she was ...

How to choose the right mobility scooter

... . If your parent is disabled they can also apply for a Blue Badge from their local council to help them park closer to shops ... amenities in their community for easy access. How much does a scooter cost? Depending on the make and model of a mobility scooter ...

Forewarned is forearmed where scammers exist

... recently downsized and for the first time in her life had nearly quarter of a million pounds in her bank account. Out of the blue she started receiving calls from "City brokers" trying to persuade her to invest in wine, gold and metals. The caller ...

Review: The Hilton on Park Lane

... take my mother to the Hilton expecting that she would enjoy it. And now the longer version. How do you beat the February blues? Afternoon Tea at the Hilton on Park Lane in London is an excellent antidote. This is not your standard sandwiches and cupcakes ...

Christmas gifts for our parents

... that could be used for some indoor plants afterwards? If you'd like to give a blast from the past, it turns out that Blue Nun is still available and now in a gold bubbly version. It's available online at www.drinksdirect.co.uk or www.thedrinksshop.com for full-sized bottles and mini ...

When a heart attack leads to angioplasty

... we had more tests, more questions, more banter and then finally my husband was invited in and we hit the A3 with the blue lights flashing. What did the emergency and coronary care teams do? The ambulance team were at pains to explain to me what ...

Top tips for helping older people overcome mild depression

... reluctant to "burden" you with whatever is on their mind. If you suspect a friend or relative has a dose of the blues, keep an eye on their appearance and appetite. Make sure they're interested and engaged in the things they've always enjoyed doing. ...

Holiday destinations for older people

... 'dream destination' list. An idyllic location, popular with honeymooners, many of the hotels are set out into lagoons whose shades of blue even Dulux don't cover.While Bora Bora may be more difficult to get to, especially with older people, it's an experience that's not ...