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Shall I invite Dad to live with us?

... moment, move your father in and potentially end up with an unhappy household. Honest conversations ... about what we should be doing in terms of looking after our older people. Most of ... need more support? Does he miss family life? Did he and your mother have a ...

Talking about death over dinner

... felt relief that she herself didn't fear the end of her life. Maybe it's true that ... . Our storyteller shares how broaching the subject of dying with your parents doesn't have to be ... she herself didn't fear the end of her life. Maybe it's true that our elders do ...

Balancing dementia care with a full-time career

... Protection. Mum's 57 year marriage had effectively ended. Instead of her independent, home-loving husband ... a full-time career dementia, alzheimer's, power of attorney, carer, story, This week's ... to be more flexible than most. But life was fraught. I was so tired. ...

How to help your parent use the internet

... your parents may remember the days when television ended transmission at 10pm they might not be aware ... BroadbandGenie.co.uk, talks us through the various corners of the internet and shares her tips for helping ... because they don't want to move their personal life online or because they don't understand the benefits ...

How to cope when you're a whistleblower

... like the story isn't finished yet and the ending is unknown. No wonder you are feeling ... the family whistle-blower, trying to report abuse of elderly parents by close relatives?9 years ... sometimes I freeze, unable to speak.In normal life, I'm not exactly confident, but I ...

How dad's humour eased his death

... jokes. It would have been a fitting end for this wonderful man, but in the ... tells us how his jokes eased the pain of his passing and ensured his family remained positive ... wife. Death was a normal part of life funerals, the bereaved, undertakers phoning the ...

Mum refuses help - what can we do?

... They had brought up four children during the end of rationing and had always looked forward to ... anonymous. Our storyteller talks about the dilemma of a mother who lives in a home that's ... to get a few gadgets to ease daily life which didn't go down well either. So ...

How your employer can retain the skills of working carers

... . Sometimes staff keep trying to juggle and end up doing nothing as well as they would ... How your employer can retain the skills of working carers CARERS, EMPLOYMENT, ELDERCARE, ... LIFE BALANCE By Kathy Lawrence We've come a long way in recognising the needs of parents at ...

Introducing Joseph Pip – a superior meals delivery service

... meals would be easy to cook at the end of a busy day. For others it ... that's right for them. A major part of that enjoyment should come from sitting down to ... people to live well and continue to enjoy life at a pace that's right for them. ...

When a loved one loses their sight

... to realise that sight loss is not the end Seek specialist support There are lots of local ... loss in the UK, and 1.4 million of these are over the age of 85. ... and their families and carers, adjust to life with sight loss and live full, independent ...