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How can retailers become truly dementia-friendly?

... of Dementia Care at Bupa, has been working in the dementia arena for 20 years. ... areas to think about simple ways to improve life. There's opportunity everywhere. Let's stay with ... in articles on When They Get Older: Balancing dementia care with a full-time career Enjoying the ...

How can I get mum to take my worries about her seriously?

... chance of getting another job and have to work. My brother just tells her to slow ... Parent specialist with extensive qualifications and experience in life coaching. Lesley provides one-to-one help for people ... are struggling to balance work and care, or cope with mid-life, family and career challenges ...

Parents are many things. Is a burden one of them?

... welfare as they age can be very hard work. How hard that is depends on your ... not how he's been for most of his life. Apart from the bloody-minded he's always been ... a burden one of them? relationships, balance, responsibility, independence, story There's been ...

Tips to change festive pressure into pleasure

... Juggling the needs of family, friends and work can come to a head during the festive ... Mariette Jansen (Dr De-Stress) is a life coach in Surrey. You can read Mariette's ... into pleasure relationships, communication, responsibility, balance Juggling the needs of family, friends and ...

What are the retirement housing options for my parents?

... policy on housing for older people and is working with organisations such as FirstStop, Handypersons, ... , independence, community, mobility, companionship Life is not a matter of one giant leap ... suitable for those who want extra support that balances some privacy with community, but don't need ...

5 tips for preventing falls in the home

... programmes and Yoga are especially good because they work your core and are centred around balance. ... man who has been wildly independent his whole life, he finds asking for help is not ... exercises focus on increasing leg strength and improving balance, and that they get more challenging over ...

Footwear choices for older people

... . We have a Brantano Community team which works to bring our range of footwear to those ... well as looking good!) in later life? We posed some questions we hear regularly ... as they get older. Some find their balance and mobility are impaired. So is there ...

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

... help for people who are struggling to balance work and care, or cope with mid-life, ... may like to read further:Top tips on making life easier for someone with dementiaRecognising signs of dementiaDementia ... one-to-one help for people who are struggling to balance work and care, or cope with mid-life ...

How to cope when your parent has a stroke

... routine can be a good starting point when working with your parent to prevent another stroke. ... , is a small stroke occurring in later life, where the brain's blood supply is briefly ... oncoming stroke can include: Dizziness Loss of balance Blurred vision Severe headaches As with any situation ...

Food for thought - healthy eating tips for ageing palates

... your parent? Let us know what meals work for your ageing relatives and what foods simply ... with me in the last year of her life, before she died of cancer, and ... directly.Have you found the secret ingredient to a balanced diet for your parent? Let us know ...