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Winter driving part 2: snow, ice, rain, fog and winter sun

... Winter driving part 2: snow, ice, rain, fog and winter sun driving, car, weather, emergency, winter The tougher driving conditions in winter require greater concentration and understanding of how to deal with expected and unexpected challenges. Even if we persuade ...

Safe walking in winter for older people

... Safe walking in winter for older people MOBILITY, INDEPENDENCE, FALLS, ELDERCARE Dressing in layers, adding grip to footwear and using a stick that's the right height are all helpful ways to make going out in cold weather safe and enjoyable. The chilly bite of ...

Heating guide for your parents and grandparents: how to stay warm and save money this winter

... Heating guide for your parents and grandparents: how to stay warm and save money this winter HOME HEATING, INSULATION, INDEPENDENCE, ELDERCARE Heating a home in winter can be expensive. Rix Petroleum offers tips for keeping rooms comfortable and draughts at bay without spending a ...

Winter driving part 1: Being prepared

... Winter driving part 1: Being prepared driving, weather, car, emergency Winter brings its own driving challenges as the roads flood or freeze and many more journeys are taken in the dark. Dave Hall, ex-police driver and now a driver trainer operating CAT Driving ...

Summer energy saving tips for your parents

... saving tips for your parents ENERGY SAVING, HOME HEATING COSTS, ELDERCARE There will forever be tips out there for saving energy in the winter months, but did you know there are steps you can take to prevent your parent's energy bill soaring in the summer? Whether ...

Christmas gifts for parents and grandparents

... 90 or if you're feeling extravagant there's the Year of Cheese- 12 monthly deliveries of three Godminster's cheeses for 250. If it's a winter warmer you're after for a parent who's fond of Scottish puddings and pastries then you could try Walkers famous Ecclefechan Tarts( 2.70 for ...

Saving money on your parents' energy bills

... again find by entering their postcode. If you'd rather call or receive face-to-face information about what your parents are entitled to click here. Winter Fuel Payment* If your parents receive a state pension they could be entitled to annual fuel payments to help them cover their heating ...

Top tips for helping older people overcome mild depression

... the problem sensitively:- Boost vitamin D by helping them to get enough sunlight. Many people are more prone to low mood in winter due to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). If you notice that an older person is not going out much over the winter ...

How to find the right travel insurance for your parent

... far more time to travel and carry out life dreams that perhaps they put aside when they became parents. For fitter parents water and winter sports may still be an option. Skiing, sky-diving and other such activities often require specialist insurance which can be added to a ...

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... member for FREE Access our exclusive "How to" guides, free stuff, checklists and much more... Safe walking in winter for older people MOBILITY INDEPENDENCE FALLS ELDERCARE Dressing in layers, adding grip to footwear and using a stick that's the right height are ...