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Saving money on your parents' energy bills

... Saving money on your parents' energy bills Energy, money, finance, priority services register, We've searched far and wide to find some useful information that may save your parents a bit of money on their energy bills. Whether you or your parents manage their ...

Incoherent Codes of Practice: Energy Companies

... Incoherent Codes of Practice: Energy Companies energy, priority services register, eldercare The advice in this article is current at 08/04/2013. Energy suppliers' codes of practice are difficult to wade through at the best of times. But when you feel ...

Summer energy saving tips for your parents

... Summer energy saving tips for your parents ENERGY SAVING, HOME HEATING COSTS, ELDERCARE There will forever be tips out there for saving energy in the winter months, but did you know there are steps you can take to prevent your parent's energy bill soaring in the ...

Heating guide for your parents and grandparents: how to stay warm and save money this winter

... year. Cavity-wall and loft insulation will not only help keep a house warmer for longer, but, according to Brian Horne at the Energy Saving Trust, it should save a homeowner in the region of 175 per year (figures from 2015). While it can ...

How to make downsizing a good experience

... downsizer. A bit of empathy can go a long way here. Conversely, many items are just simply stored because the amount of energy required to sort through and discard them would be far higher than the energy taken to put it away somewhere for another time. ...

How to help your elderly parent avoid malnutrition

... eating regularly. What are the signs of malnutrition? While some symptoms of malnutrition are easy to spot such as weight loss and decreased energy levels there are many others that tend to be masked by old age. Reduced mobility, difficulty retaining body heat, slower healing ...

How will the 2014 Budget affect our parents?

... are looking up for parents with a penchant for property and DIY. The stocks and shares route, however, can take time and energy especially if our parents are managing their own portfolio. As our parents get older they become less inclined or able to manage such ...

How to cope with sleep problems in the elderly

... later life and can keep our parents awake at night. Poor sleep over a prolonged period of time can lead to parents lacking the energy to carry out everyday tasks and can even cause symptoms that mimic those of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. How much sleep does my ...

How to keep your parent's fridge fresh and organised

... veg (which don't strictly speaking have to be in the fridge), honey and packets of dried fruit- sources of fibre and energy- and some fresh fruit, meat, eggs etc will help to keep your parent going as well as ensure that their diet ...

5 reasons to retire overseas

... ) bills have risen 24% over the past few years while household incomes have risen 2.9% since 2009. The current cost of energy bills for pensioners can mean they cut their usage in a bid to save money. This can then lead to a cold and ...