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I cant believe you said that

... looking your way. Either they're becoming deeply interested, or, more likely, you're being as tedious as a boring person on a mobile on a train. That, of course, is when issue one can naturally kick in, and you find the conversation has ...

How to find the right car insurance for your parent

... make a claim without telling their insurer about the changes prior to the incident. If your parent cannot afford to insure a car with mobility alterations The Motability Scheme may be able to help. The scheme leases new cars to people with disabilities dependent on the type of ...

How online pharmacies can help in elder healthcare

... weather or health issues can make it hard for an older person to venture out to the shops. And as time goes on, mobility can become a significant problem. You may no longer be able to pack mum or dad into the car to shop for a ...

Ageing parents - who cares?

... looked after them when they were small. But all too often it's demanding and stressful- especially when the older person has memory and mobility problems. Carers suffer from high rates of anxiety, depression and heart disease. They may be at the peak of their careers ...

Does my aunt need to be in a care home or not?

... the time she also appeared to be showing signs of dementia. In her new environment she appears to have completely recovered mentally. Her mobility is not as good as it once was, but she moves around slowly and only occasionally needs help. Now that her mind ...

How to help your elderly parent avoid malnutrition

... 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 times and longer illness recovery times can all indicate your parent isn't getting the sufficient nutrients ...

Avoiding the age-related muscle loss of Sarcopenia

... being used. For this reason, some level of exercise is always better than none at all. So, as far as their mobility allows, you should try to make sure they get at least some movement on a regular basis. Boost vitamin D levels Everybody's ...

Tackling the emerging loneliness crisis for older men

... poor health. It is all very well hearing that sedentary lifestyles are bad for you, but if our mums and dads struggle with mobility problems- say after a stroke- what we really want to see are the simple bits of guidance that realistically help them to ...

Food for thought - healthy eating tips for ageing palates

... when you want to deliver a nice meal. Nutritional value. Think about portion size and also satisfaction. Elderly people often have lower mobility, which means they don't need as many calories as the recommended daily allowance for adults- 2500 calories for men and 2000 for ...

Who needs care anyway?

... , and on the basis of probability we act or don't act. The Insurance industry is built on this fact. Will I buy mobile phone insurance? Will I buy life insurance? The answers to these questions and the subsequent decisions we make are entirely dependent upon ...