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Top tips for helping older people overcome mild depression

... Top tips for helping older people overcome mild depression depression, growing old, elderly, older people Depression can affect anyone of any ... , but as people age, they can become more susceptible to feeling down. We look at ways that friends and family can help ...

Am I too old for braces?

... Am I too old for braces? HEALTHCARE, ORTHODONTIST, DENTAL BRACES, ELDERCARE Derek Lotts, a reader from Australia, first started researching dental health because of challenges his father was experiencing. Derek continued the research in order to reach out to people and share ...

How to make downsizing a good experience

... next. It's a move that needs to recognise the fragility of growing old and the letting go of time- honoured possessions with compassion ... thoughtfulness. For anyone who has lived long term in a family home, the process of downsizing isn't always obvious. An older person ...

Are sex and love taboo topics for you and your parents?

... many pitfalls in a relationship that are difficult to avoid as they grow old together or even apart. Here are some issues that are ... faced by older couples with advice on how to overcome them. Is romance dead? My father was a lovely, dreamy sort of ...

Why we shouldn't de-clutter our family history

... forebears to prove the point. The fashion for minimalist living is growing apace and the latest book on the benefits of de-cluttering (" ... refused to "take an oath to fight if necessary against Dear old England and its Queen" Victoria. Secondly, a close friend ...

What are the retirement housing options for my parents?

... does the idea of your parent moving in strike you? A growing number of families are opting for multi-generational living. We've been talking ... Retirement Community Operators (ARCO), 81% of 65-74 year olds in England own their own property and statistics show that older people ...

How do I get back the happy memories taken by dementia?

... , interests and key milestones. Include pictures of your own childhood growing up with them. If you kept any old diaries that you ... struggles, funny things that happened to them. Dig out some old photos. Take time to reminisce either on your own or with ...

Why my parents never came to live with me

... most of their lives, as my parents were, their own growing needs can catch up with and overtake them. Increasingly chronic poor ... totally disrupt family life. Many people get selfish as they get old. No, strike that. They get more self-involved, and ...

Christmas gifts for parents and grandparents

... basil seeds and peat-free compost ready for your parent to get started growing. Eco Potagator is 13.95 and available at garden centres nationwide.Arts and ... containing two cheeses, chutney and a bottle of Fonseca 20 year old port for 90 or if you're feeling extravagant there's the Year of ...

10 good reasons for older people to get into social media

... . Getting into social media has never been easier and with the growing number of apps and tablets that are specifically aimed at older people ... online and are very simple to set up. To connect with old friends and new As well as staying connected with existing friends, ...