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How to choose the right mobility scooter

... rise in mobility scooter users had led to some questionable driving and an increase in scooter related accidents across the UK. With our ageing population now using more modes of mobility transport to keep them on the go local councils and police forces have begun offering driving courses specifically ...

How tea parties help to ward off loneliness

... Elderly is the only national charity solely focused on tackling one of the greatest challenges facing society: loneliness and isolation among our rapidly ageing population. Supported by a volunteer network, the charity organises free monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups of older people in the ...

Dementia, creativity and napkins... yes napkins!

... the public and it's our hope that people will be encouraged to contribute creative solutions solving the issues that surround care for the UK's ageing population. If you'd like to know more about the Napkin Project do visit their blog, have your say on Twitter or get in ...

When a loved one loses their sight

... organisations, like Blind Veterans UK, that are there for people with sight loss 1 Blind Veterans UK's survey of the vision impaired ex-Service population, 2015-40 If your parent has lost their sight, has just been diagnosed with sight loss, or is beginning to notice their ...

How can I coordinate my parent's care?

... the various GPs. It's quite unlikely though that geriatrics will feature anywhere near as strongly as antenatal care or other interests. As the population ages that will need to change. The good news is that at least one organisation- The Association for Elderly Medicine Education ( ...