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How to get out of the bath safely

Taking a bath is a great way of relaxing the body and mind. However, combining slippery surfaces, potential hazardous objects…
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The best food supplements for the elderly

As we age, the changes in our bodily functions increase the need for good nutrition. Our bodies become less efficient…

Meditation – its benefits and how to get into it

Thousands of studies now show that meditation can benefit our mental and physical health, but what does it involve, and…

Adapt Your Home for Parkinson’s

We look at some of the basic home improvements you can make for people living with Parkinson's Disease.

How to spot early signs of arthritis

With age comes many benefits for us. We learn perspective and appreciation for the things around us, while we also…

5 insightful books on dementia you should read

Living with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other associated forms of memory loss can be a challenging and extremely overwhelming time.…

Importance of hygiene care for the elderly

Maintaining a good level of hygiene is important for all of us, at any age. It ties into health issues…

Baths vs Showers: Which is actually better for you?

  In houses up and down the country, a debate is constantly brewing. No, it’s not the latest political discussion,…

Simple ways you can help your elderly parents living at home

Retaining independence as we age has been linked to both positive mental health and higher confidence levels. But providing the…

5 Signs My Parents May Need More Help at Home

It can be hard to admit that we need more help as we get older. For some, this admission can…