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August 22, 2019

UNDERSTANDING ELDERLY FRAUD AND MONEY SCAM RISKS

Anyone can fall victim to a scam, regardless of age, education or financial circumstances – we are all vulnerable to the perpetrators.  The trouble is that with the advancement of online/internet and computerised technolo...

January 24, 2019

 

  • Our bodies are between 50% and 75% water, which is needed to carry nutrients to our organs and waste products away from them, to help regulate body temperature, lubricate our joints, keep our brains sharp and much more.

  • As we get older our body water content...

November 11, 2018

Understanding Depression in the Elderly

  • Approximately 15% of adults aged 60 and over suffer from a mental health disorder.

  • Globally, the population is ageing rapidly. Between 2015 and 2050, the proportion of the world’s population over 60 years will nearly doub...

August 31, 2018

Whilst the future funding of social care remains far from certain, one study published in the Lancet Public Health Journal last year, outlined the scale of the problem.  The modelling study carried out by Newcastle University and the London School of Economics and Poli...

May 7, 2018

When you have older parents or elderly relatives either living in your house or on their own, then their care can become challenging: not just in your physical efforts but it can also become mentally draining. If you think that taking care of an elder is an easy task,...

March 26, 2018

How Much Time do we Give to our Ageing Parents? What Ageing Parents Want from Their Children? And What Can we do to Help and Support our Aging Parents?

This is something that we all have to think about regularly, and we all feel guilty about our level of engagement at s...

October 22, 2017

We are reminded in the news, that there is a growing concern over the lack of government funding of social care for elderly people www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38286145  

With a lack of funding, fewer people get help either in Care homes or in their own homes for daily tasks s...