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13 Sept 2022 Elderly Care
Dehydration in the Elderly
Older people are more vulnerable to becoming dehydrated for a variety of reasons, ranging from our bodies changing as we age to environmental and psychological factors. We discuss the causes and signs of dehydration, alongside treatment and prevention.
25 Aug 2021 Elderly Care
How do I make time for myself as a carer?
If you are caring for your elderly mum, dad or any other loved one, it can be exhausting and you may struggle with your wellbeing. It is very important that you take time out for self-care. Here are some helpful suggestions on ways you can take care of yourself as a carer.
15 Jul 2021 Elderly Care
Will my elderly parents be excluded from a cashless society?
We all started to notice the closure of local banks way before the pandemic and Covid-19 only served to speed this process up with many shops and other businesses only accepting cashless transactions. But where does that leave our elderly relatives?
13 Jan 2021 Elderly Care
Caring for elderly parents: The ultimate guide
Most elderly people live at home and need at least some level of care from relatives to maintain their independence. We've put together some important things to think about if you're caring for elderly parents. This includes tips on safety, wellbeing and changes you might need to make around the home.