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Retirement living to look forward to

... Retirement living to look forward to eldercare, companionship, independence, community, guilt Sara McKee, Founder and Director of Evermore, shares her vision for the future of retirement living in the UK and talks about the importance of independence in later life. We all ...

What to expect from live-in care for your parent

... What to expect from live-in care for your parent eldercare, companionship, nursing, homecare, independence, carer For most of our parents the thought of leaving their own home for a life in care can be nightmarish. Moving into a care home is often seen ...

How to prepare for your parent moving in

... How to prepare for your parent moving in eldercare, independence, mobility, communication, companionship While moving your parent in isn't for everyone there are those of us who would rather they were close to home so we can keep a watchful eye on their health than ...

What are the retirement housing options for my parents?

... What are the retirement housing options for my parents? loneliness, independence, community, mobility, companionship Life is not a matter of one giant leap from independent living at home to taking up residence in a care home. The choices can be confusing though. ...

Can an Admiral Nurse help in dementia care?

... Can an Admiral Nurse help in dementia care? dementia, Admiral nurse, social care, carer, companionship With dementia fast-becoming the most talked about condition in the UK, a disease which David Cameron describes as the 'greatest enemy of humanity', it's important to ...

How can we reduce loneliness among the elderly?

... How can we reduce loneliness among the elderly? loneliness, community, companionship, The When They Get Older team recently had the chance to contribute their expertise to a project run by Interact Arts Community Interest Company called "Behind Closed Doors" which focused on the ...

Joining book clubs and more without leaving home with TalkTime

... Joining book clubs and more without leaving home with TalkTime loneliness, communication, companionship, community Avoiding loneliness can be quite a challenge for anyone that's housebound or can only get out with help. We look at a scheme run by the charity Independent Age in the ...

Tackling the emerging loneliness crisis for older men

... Tackling the emerging loneliness crisis for older men loneliness, companionship, exercise, healthy eating, The number of older men living alone is set to increase by 65% by 2030 according to a report published in October 2014. Andrew Kaye, Head of Policy and ...

Four questions to ask a new live-in carer to start building a relationship

... Four questions to ask a new live-in carer to start building a relationship ELDERCARE, CARER, HOMECARE, COMPANIONSHIP Inviting a stranger into the home to provide live-in care can be daunting. Where do you start to build a comfortable relationship between carer and person receiving care ...

Practical projects bring people together in Men's Sheds

... Practical projects bring people together in Men's Sheds RETIREMENT, COMPANIONSHIP, COMMUNITY, LONELINESS Workshop spaces where people can work side by side on personal and community projects are growing fast around the country. Men's Sheds are a great opportunity to share and learn new skills, ...