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Product review: EIO Emergency Smartcard

... Product review: EIO Emergency Smartcard EMERGENCY, INDEPENDENCE, MEDICAL SERVICES, NFCTECHNOLOGY By Kathy Lawrence In Case of Emergency (ICE) cards are a great idea, but the older we get the more information we need to share. A piece of card tucked into ...

Winter driving part 1: Being prepared

... Winter driving part 1: Being prepared driving, weather, car, emergency Winter brings its own driving challenges as the roads flood or freeze and many more journeys are taken in the dark. Dave Hall, ex-police driver and now a driver trainer operating CAT Driving ...

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 ...

Winter driving part 2: snow, ice, rain, fog and winter sun

... Winter driving part 2: snow, ice, rain, fog and winter sun driving, car, weather, emergency, winter The tougher driving conditions in winter require greater concentration and understanding of how to deal with expected and unexpected challenges. Even if we persuade ...

Tips on making the move into care a little bit easier

... 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 make the process as pain free as possible. ...

10 questions to ask before choosing a care home

... be a period of adjustment as nowhere feels like home right away. Even if you have to move your parent into care in an emergency it's worth thinking about whether the home you've chosen for them is best suited to their needs once they've had a chance to recover ...

Respecting my parents' wishes

... . Then three weeks before she was due to have her operation, it was cancelled. The reason for the cancellation there was an emergency, scheduled to happen in three weeks' time?! Yes you're probably thinking what we're thinking. The cancellation got mum very ...

How to cope with bereavement

... have the statutory right to a "reasonable" amount of time off, paid or unpaid at your employer's discretion, to deal with emergency situations involving a dependent. It's important that you tell your employer as soon as you can why you're absent and how long you'll ...

How can I coordinate my parent's care?

... doctors and care homes with a dedicated telephone line for treatment advice coordinate the care for elderly patients discharged from A&E regularly review emergency admissions from care homes to avoid unnecessary call-outs in future monitor and report on the quality of out-of-hours care. What should we be ...

How to find the right insurance for your parent's pet

... general cover includes: Vet fees resulting from sickness or injury Kennel or pet boarding fees should your parent need to go into hospital for emergency treatment Advertising and reward costs if the pet is lost Purchase price reimbursed if the pet dies or is lost or stolen (up ...