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10 questions to ask your parents before it's too late

... might be to take over financial affairs, move a parent into care for a short time and make important decisions. There's a common ... Perhaps your parent has a fund put aside to pay for the cost of the funeral. If not, the cost will probably come ...

Where do retirement living apartments fit into our life plan?

... and potentially some company. They do not offer the facilities of care homes. Here there is a concierge who can provide information and ... appealing, then again this could make sense. Factoring in the costs As with most blocks of flats in the UK, retirement living ...

Caring for a mother-in-law with cancer

... Caring for a mother-in-law with cancer cancer, story, eldercare, carer, Adrienne Gruberg, founder of The Caregiver Space, shares how she adjusted family life to care for a mother-in-law with Lymphoma whilst her own husband battled lung cancer. My mother-in-law, Sylvia- ...

How to cope with bereavement

... can be a helpful process for you and your family. Pre-bereavement care is offered by most bereavement counsellors and can help you cope with ... . It estimates that the recently bereavement who need hospital care could cost the NHS 190 million a year. Currently you or your parent's ...

Tips to continue business as usual when your parent needs you

... are in their home, at a hospital, or in a care home. Outsmart (phone) the rest For many businesses smartphones ... packages, there may be an option to suit your business and cost needs. To find the best dongle for you click here. ...

Am I too old for braces?

... let him be. However, I started researching everything about dental care for seniors. When I found out that improper dental care in ... of these problems are certainly something that should be avoided at all cost. Increased dental hygiene is always recommended, but is not necessarily ...

Top tips for keeping the scammers out

... never go away. Through the letterbox We all need to be careful of flyers and mailshots which land on the doormat especially if they're ... The UK Chartered Trading Standards Institute says that estimates of the total cost of mass-marketed scams are as high as 5 billion, and with ...

Benefits for the hearing disabled

... such as Attendance Allowance, Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit and also Community Care Grants from the Social Fund. If you're still of working age ... you earn while the Access to Work scheme could assist with the cost of travel. Whatever your age, there's a range of ancillary ...

Dignity in dying and care for the living

... Dignity in dying and care for the living ELDERCARE, INDEPENDENCE, END OF LIFE, DIGNITY Campaigner Amanda Waring explains why approaches to dignity in dying need to change in the UK, and offers some tips for caring for the living. Renowned filmmaker, comedian and ...

Mother's Day gifts ideas for senior mums

... think. Marie Curie support Marie Curie Nurses give practical, hands-on care to help people with a terminal illness remain at home. They ... and the next best thing to a cat on your lap. Costs 34.95 from the website shop. Also on the cosy theme, ...