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Tips on making the move into care a little bit easier

... Tips on making the move into care a little bit easier eldercare, money, retirement, nursing, Sometimes the move into care is carefully planned. Sometimes it happens in an emergency. We asked Sonia Hamilton-Martin of Worplesdon View Care Home for advice on how to ...

The benefits of care over the phone

... The benefits of care over the phone loneliness, eldercare, communication, mental health John Wilson, Project Director of Link Line London, shares his expertise in the field of telephone support and talks about the benefits of care over the phone. I was active in ...

How a game of pairs helped gauge grandad's dementia

... How a game of pairs helped gauge grandad's dementia dementia, independence, eldercare, memory, story This week's storyteller is Caroline. Caroline shares how a creating a personalised game of pairs for her grandad has helped him recall his family as his memory fades. About ...

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 ...

How to cope when your parent has a stroke

... How to cope when your parent has a stroke stroke, memory, depression, eldercare Suffering a stroke is a danger at almost any age, but it's our parents who are often most at risk. It can be terrifying when a parent has a stroke but ...

What to expect from your chosen care home

... What to expect from your chosen care home eldercare, education, communication, death, end-of-life Helping your parent into care can be a difficult decision especially when you don't know what to ask from your parent's care provider. Kris Scotting, an expert in nursing and ...

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- ...

Is there a "how to" on preventing and diagnosing dementia?

... Is there a "how to" on preventing and diagnosing dementia? dementia, alzheimer's, memory, eldercare What's the state of dementia research today and what needs to happen next? How can we recognise the early stages of dementia and what can we do about ...

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 ...

Why we should all have dementia training

... Why we should all have dementia training dementia, alzheimer's, communication, memory, eldercare Rebecca, our social media whizz kid, recently went on a "Dementia Awareness in the Community" training programme run by local charity Alzheimer's Dementia Support. She shares the practical ...