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Footwear choices for older people

... Footwear choices for older people FOOTWEAR, MOBILITY, AGEING Feet and the way people walk change as they get older. Some find their balance and mobility are impaired. So is there advice for everyone to help them stay comfortable and stable (as well as looking ...

Safe walking in winter for older people

... Safe walking in winter for older people MOBILITY, INDEPENDENCE, FALLS, ELDERCARE Dressing in layers, adding grip to footwear and using a stick that's the right height are all helpful ways to make going out in cold weather safe and enjoyable. The chilly bite of ...

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... checklists and much more... Safe walking in winter for older people MOBILITY INDEPENDENCE FALLS ELDERCARE Dressing in layers, adding grip to footwear and using a stick that's the right height are all helpful ways to make going out in cold weather safe and enjoyable. Read ...

Tips on enjoying the garden at any age

... so getting in someone reliable to cut it regularly might be an answer, or even considering doing away with the lawn altogether. Good footwear is essential too. Nipping out in bedroom slippers might not be advisable for anyone a little unsteady. Better to have garden shoes ...

And Fred came too: the struggle to care for a step-parent

... must be content with that. Good news! Now Barbara is no longer a carer she has started up an internet business selling Cosyfeet footwear and helpful gadgets at www.on-your-feet.co.uk, as well as enjoying running a local shoe-fitting service for care homes.If you found this story helpful why ...

What can a pharmacist do for your parent?

... Your parent's pharmacist may also offer a drop-in falls service which could include anything from MURs and walking stick MOTs to blood pressure checks and footwear assessments. How to complain about a pharmacist A pharmacist should be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) before they can ...