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Independent living with hearing loss

... Independent living with hearing loss hearing loss, independence, hearing aid, deafness It can be a worry if your parent has significant hearing loss. Do you worry if they don't answer the phone, and even rush round or send a neighbour to check if they're ...

How can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care?

... How can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care? eldercare, independence, nhs, mobility, care assessment, social care Founded in 2010 MySupportBroker CIC is a national social enterprise helping to bridge the gap between health and social care by bringing together local people with personal ...

Should you be paying care home top-up fees?

... , but in a much more limited set of circumstances. Why are people complaining that top-up fees are illegal? According to the charity Independent Age "Many relatives are asked to pay top-up fees because the council's standard rate is set far too low to meet the basic ...

How to make household tasks easier for elderly parents

... How to make household tasks easier for elderly parents mobility, independence, cooking Andrew Atkinson, Managing Director of Mobility Smart an online independent living store- advises us on tools to help your parent manage at home if they have strength or mobility issues.Here are a few ...

When a loved one loses their sight

... When a loved one loses their sight SIGHT LOSS, VETERANS, INDEPENDENCE Blindness is something that affects the whole family. When a loved one loses their sight the effects can be devastating for everyone involved, making the need for specialist support to help everyone overcome the ...

Would a homeshare scheme suit your parent?

... Would a homeshare scheme suit your parent? independence, loneliness, companionship, vulnerability According to the UK Office of National Statistics the number of people aged 85 and over is projected to reach 3.5 million by 2035, 2.5 times larger than in 2010. If the ...

Retirement living to look forward to

... Retirement living to look forward to eldercare, companionship, independence, community, guilt Sara McKee, Founder and Director of Evermore, shares her vision for the future of retirement living in the UK and talks about the importance of independence in later life. We all ...

5 tips for preventing falls in the home

... 5 tips for preventing falls in the home FALLS, ELDERLY, INDEPENDENCE, MOBILITY AIDS Statistics show that falls in the home that mean a trip to A&E are often the first step to losing independence and a move into care. Nursing professional Vince Baiera ...

What to look for in mobility aids for your parents

... What to look for in mobility aids for your parents mobility, independence, occupational therapist, Katherine Pyne, creator of online disability shop designed2enable.co.uk, shares her advice for finding the right mobility aids to suit your parent's needs as well as personal style. As our ...

Safe exercise in later life expands horizons

... Safe exercise in later life expands horizons exercise, mobility, independence, surgery, injury, story Our friend Kevin Morgan (aka FitOldDog) tells us how his training injury and other health issues, including an abdominal aortic aneurysm, led him to leave his career ...