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How to cope with sleep problems in the elderly

... the same amount they will often have one period of deep sleep lasting 3-4 hours after which they're more easily disturbed. While the amount ... with sleep problems in the elderly sleep, communication, exercise Most of us have, from time to time, had trouble sleeping. ...

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

... natural that when you think about them now, you remember the last few years of their lives when things were so difficult even though ... , I like the site very much and wish I had known of it when supporting my elderly parents. Both my parents have passed ...

Safe exercise in later life expands horizons

... of 96, having enjoyed a long and healthy life. Her last 4 years were spent under the care of my younger sister, ... awareness. My mother died recently, as she approached the age of 96, having enjoyed a long and healthy life. Her last ...

How can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care?

... become a Support Broker?My mother-in-law, who sadly passed away last year, had been in and out of hospital with an ongoing ... health and social care by bringing together local people with personal experience of managing long term health conditions with those who need guidance in sourcing ...

How will the 2014 Budget affect our parents?

... bond It's been a tough time to be a saver over the last few years with such a low interest environment. So this new ... parents? money, annuity, pension, finance, While many of us try to follow the goings-on of government to little or no ...

Food for thought - healthy eating tips for ageing palates

... effect on the digestion. My mother lived with me in the last year of her life, before she died of cancer, and ... diet. While obesity is a challenge at any age for many of us, older people can often be at risk of malnutrition if ...

How do I deal with a mean mother?

... to be getting worse as she gets older and definitely in the last year. She is not alone, she has a husband who ... crisis, when sometimes the 'crisis' is the cable coming out of the back of the TV and the TV not working. What ...

Summer energy saving tips for your parents

... , using more water to run showers or using more electricity to power a fan that keeps them cool indoors, there's one result that ... and that's the cost. According to a recent study, customers of the Big Six energy companies are paying 4 billion more than they ...

We chose to sell medals for Branse's benefit

... were able to manage the funding like this, literally for the last 4 years. Most of my mum's care costs were paid out ... WebbThis week's exclusive story is told by Sarah.Sarah Guthrie, the daughter of Wing Commander Branse Burbridge, talks about her family's choice to sell ...

Retirement living to look forward to

... father said to me, moving into a care home is the last resort! You can understand why people have this view after listening ... , independence, community, guilt Sara McKee, Founder and Director of Evermore, shares her vision for the future of retirement living in ...