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What can a pharmacist do for your parent?

... What can a pharmacist do for your parent? pharmacist, nhs, eldercare, pharmacy, communication, patient care Pharmacists can do more for our parents now than ever. Whilst they don't offer the same expertise as a doctor they can certainly ensure that our parents ...

How to cope when your parent has a stroke

... How to cope when your parent has a stroke stroke, memory, depression, eldercare Suffering a stroke is a danger at almost any age, but it's our parents who are often most at risk. It can be terrifying when a parent has a stroke but ...

How to help your parent live well with Multiple Sclerosis

... How to help your parent live well with Multiple Sclerosis speech therapy, mental health, mobility, independence While more than 100,000 people have Multiple Sclerosis in the UK there are many facts and fictions surrounding the condition that have led to common misconceptions. MS ...

Is a pet for your parent a good idea?

... Is a pet for your parent a good idea? Pets, Loneliness, mental health, insurance, Pets are often recommended as good companions for the lonely or housebound. What are the pros and cons of pet ownership as your parents grow frailer, and how ...

How to help your elderly parent avoid malnutrition

... How to help your elderly parent avoid malnutrition malnutrition, healthy eating, independence, nutritional value As people age their appetite can start to wane. The cause can simply be less need for calories and therefore nothing to worry about. But malnutrition can become a problem ...

How to help your parents manage tinnitus

... How to help your parents manage tinnitus tinnitus, hearing loss, hearing aid, nhs, audiology Emily Broomhead, Projects Manager for the British Tinnitus Association, shares practical tips for managing your parent's tinnitus and delves into the different devices you can buy to help. ...

Tips on juggling work, family – and two parents with dementia

... Tips on juggling work, family – and two parents with dementia dementia, alzheimer's, carer, relationships, story This week's storyteller is Anita.One parent with dementia is tough. Anita Avery found herself trying to hold down a job, take care of a family, ...

How to keep your parent safe and prevent wandering

... How to keep your parent safe and prevent wandering carer, dementia, independence, mobility, communication Wandering can be a common problem as our parents get older and perhaps have mental health challenges to cope with. Dementia is often the cause of wandering in later life ...

Helping our parents to feel that they're not a burden

... Helping our parents to feel that they're not a burden relationships, communication, independence, story We're bound to feel frustrated with our parents sometimes, but do we want them to feel eternally grateful to us? You've given up yet another Sunday to spend it in ...

How to help your elderly parent avoid anorexia

... How to help your elderly parent avoid anorexia anorexia, malnutrition, healthy eating Anorexia may not be an illness that's commonly associated with ageing parents and yet it's a condition that can stem from lack of motivation, lack of control or bereavement- all of which are ...