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Combatting Loneliness in the Elderly during the Coronavirus
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Combatting Loneliness in the Elderly during the Coronavirus

The elderly are feeling especially isolated during the pandemic. Find ways to help and reduce their loneliness and encourage your loved ones to be connected and stay active.

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7 Simple ways to help those living with Dementia during the Coronavirus
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7 Simple ways to help those living with Dementia during the Coronavirus

Are you worried about how you are coping with supporting your elderly relative at home? Practical advice on how to manage both physically and emotionally during the Coronavirus.

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Keeping cool in the summer
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Keeping cool in the summer

Staying cool during a heatwave and how to sleep better on a hot summer's night.

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New activities/ideas for the elderly and those with dementia
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New activities/ideas for the elderly and those with dementia

There are so many more activities than you realise to keep your loved ones happy and mentally agile.

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Should lockdown be eased for the healthy elderly when restrictions are relaxed?
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Should lockdown be eased for the healthy elderly when restrictions are relaxed?

Whilst we want to keep the elderly safe, what will be the damage to their mental well being if they remain in lockdown for months?

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Commonly asked questions about supporting your loved ones during the Coronavirus
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Commonly asked questions about supporting your loved ones during the Coronavirus

Are you worried about how you are coping with supporting your elderly relative at home? Practical advice on how to manage both physically and emotionally during the Coronavirus.

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Face Masks and Face Coverings, what are the latest guidelines?
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Face Masks and Face Coverings, what are the latest guidelines?

There is conflicting advice from different sources about the benefits of wearing a mask for the elderly and vulnerable.

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10 ways to improve the elderly’s mental health during the pandemic
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10 ways to improve the elderly’s mental health during the pandemic

Mental well-being could not be more important for the elderly amongst all the news of the pandemic. Reduce their loneliness and encourage your loved ones to be connected and stay active.

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Elderly Health – How do you know if someone has malnutrition?
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Elderly Health – How do you know if someone has malnutrition?

It is easy to miss the signs of malnutrition in the elderly when most people are concerned about dieting. Often we do not realise that food issues have contributed to an overall gradual decline in health.

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Staying well this winter, defend yourself from colds and flu
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Staying well this winter, defend yourself from colds and flu

The best way for you to stay well is to do everything you can to prevent yourself from getting ill in the first place.

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Tips on getting a good night’s sleep
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Tips on getting a good night’s sleep

Sleep is the most important thing we do for our health.

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Supporting someone at the end of their life
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Supporting someone at the end of their life

End of life is a really difficult subject but is an important part of the care and support we offer to our relatives and friends.

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Help with Incontinence
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Help with Incontinence

Problems with continence affect people of all ages and from all social backgrounds but are particularly prevalent amongst older people.

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