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Used WAVs Provide The Reliability Of A Car That People Need

There is no doubt that owning a car or having access to one is a part of life that many people take for granted. A car can provide freedom for people or it can help to ensure that the monotonous tasks of everyday life are so much easier. No matter the reason a person has for wanting to have access a car, there is no doubt that a car can help to make life a lot easier. This is the case for... ❯❯❯

Choosing the Right Mobility Aids

If you’re having difficulty getting from A to B, then there are hundreds of mobility aids out there to help you. They can help you so that you are safe and don’t hurt yourself when you’re on the move. However, there are a vast range of different type of mobility aids and then different types within them too. So choosing the right one for you can be difficult. Your physical... ❯❯❯

Retaining Independence As An Aging Senior

Have your children showed signs of worry in regards to your well-being as an aging senior? The frustration on your end can be understandable; retaining your independence is an extremely important aspect in regards to your happiness and quality of life. However, finding yourself missing out on important moments in your children and grandchildren’s lives because of lack of mobility or memory... ❯❯❯

Dementia service launched

More help for people with dementia in Lancashire’s communities is to be made available by a leading home care company, as it unveils a dedicated dementia service. Lytham and Preston based Caring Hands Homecare has launched Dementia Plus as Prime Minister David Cameron ramps up efforts to tackle what he calls a national crisis and “shockingly low” awareness of the disease. ... ❯❯❯

Drug Abuse Treatment Options for Seniors

With advanced age comes a host of nagging physical ailments and an overall lessening of energy and mental acuity. But your golden years are supposed to be the time when you enjoy the fruits of a lifetime of labors. Hopefully you’re surrounded by friends and family, with enough money in a pension and savings account to see you through the rest of your life without much stress. While senior... ❯❯❯

How to Keep Seniors Safe and Cool in the Summer Heat

“Fun in the sun”. It’s something that we all like to have during the summer months, but when it comes to seniors, the heat is not always as kind to them as we would probably like. As a matter of fact, there are many studies which indicate that the older a person becomes, the harder it is for their body to properly adjust to extremely hot temperatures. And, as the body is unable... ❯❯❯

Why Retirement Villages Can Make You Live Longer

Making the decision to move into a retirement village, or move a friend or family member, is a very important one, and there are a number of things to consider. Not only are there long term financial commitments involved, but there are also personal commitments too that need to be assessed before you make your choice. Investing in a retirement village is a lot different to buying a home, and... ❯❯❯

How to Select an In-Home Nurse for Your Aging Parent

Virtually all of us will face a time in our lives when we’ll have an aging parent and we’ll need to make some pretty tough decisions on what needs to be done in order to provide them with the best kind of care. If you’re currently going through this very thing and you’ve been thinking more and more about hiring an in-home nurse to care for your loved one, we have a few... ❯❯❯

5 Common Health Problems in Over-50s

Getting old is one of the few certainties in life, and as we head through middle age, various health problems become more obvious and occur more frequently. Even if we strive to live a healthy lifestyle with plenty of nutritious food and lots of exercise, some consequences of ageing are unavoidable.  But by recognising the common health problems in people over 50 and taking appropriate... ❯❯❯

What to do if you fall over in a Public Space

If you’re out and about in a public space, a trip or fall can be a traumatic experience. If the incident wasn’t your fault, and was caused by the negligence of another, it’s imperative to know what to do. Adhering to the correct guidelines could be the difference between having to put up with excruciating pain and knowing that the injury compensation you receive, by working... ❯❯❯