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How to Care for An Elderly Person With Dementia

Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are the most widespread and prolific diseases among our older generations. Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease – entire memories wiped out and it leaves loved ones unable to care for themselves. In addition, dementia is the sixth leading cause of death and there are millions of people struggling with these diseases. Moreover, scientists... ❯❯❯

Personal Injury Claims Advice & Support for the elderly

If you’re an elderly person who has had an accident that you believe could have been prevented, then there might be a chance that you’d like to talk to a personal injury lawyer to make a claim. Perhaps you had a fall during the winter months on a pavement that wasn’t gritted, or slipped in a shop on a wet surface that had no warning signs around it. With all the different TV... ❯❯❯

Alone? Worried? Help is at hand

‘An Englishman’s home is his castle’ the saying goes. It is something of pride that no one should violate. Unfortunately, safety is a problem for everyone in the modern day, but it is essential that you keep things in perspective. It is something that television crime programmes stress at the end of each broadcast. Programmes highlight bad news, and the media seems to report... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Reducing the Costs of Elder Care

As your parents head into retirement and their twilight years, you’re inevitably going to have to step in and offer some help in their day-to-day care. Even the most independent seniors need a bit of assistance, and if they have any sort of medical issue you’ll be shocked at how quickly the expenses will pile up. No one wants to see their parents uncomfortable or suffering, so clearly... ❯❯❯

Understanding Presbyopia

As we enter middle age, the unfortunate signs of getting older start to become more obvious. In addition to the occasional grey hair and the odd wrinkle here and there, our eyesight may start to deteriorate too, meaning blurry vision and lack of focus. This all too common problem is known as presbyopia and according to the National Eye Institute anyone over the age of 35 is at risk. It... ❯❯❯

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... ❯❯❯