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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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How to Spot Dehydration in the Elderly.
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How to Spot Dehydration in the Elderly.

Do you know if your loved one is dehydrated? The signs of dehydration may not be the ones you think. Learn how to manage hydration properly.

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Helping the elderly bounce back from lockdown.
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Helping the elderly bounce back from lockdown.

Since the pandemic, elderly people are increasingly worried about the deterioration in their health and are more fearful about normal life.

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What you need to know about nutrition and eating well for the elderly
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What you need to know about nutrition and eating well for the elderly

Physical and mental changes can prevent us from having access to a healthy diet and also alter our relationship with food.

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How can you help your parents overcome loneliness and social isolation?
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How can you help your parents overcome loneliness and social isolation?

Loneliness and social isolation are increasing in the elderly. What does it mean and what can you do to help? Loneliness, unlike social isolation, is that ‘sense of suffering from being disconnected from other people’, which is different than social isolation which is simply not being around other people or not having close connections.

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Combatting Loneliness in the Elderly
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Combatting Loneliness in the Elderly

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

Mental well-being could not be more important for the elderly after 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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How to Keep Warm in Winter
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How to Keep Warm in Winter

Severe cold snaps can have a dramatic effect on everyday life, especially for the elderly. Top tips to stay warm this winter.

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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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