Age-related Memory Loss

When do you start to notice memory loss? Or, more importantly, when does it become an issue? We all forget things from time to time, like misplacing keys, wallets and mobile phones, but when we’re young we don’t tend to…

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loneliness in old age

Loneliness in old age is a big social problem.

It is a recognised fact that loneliness can lead to depression in all age groups, but it is the elderly, our parents, who often go unseen because of their reluctance to ask for help. Loneliness affects all ages but our elderly…

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An Alternative Care Solution you may not have thought of …

Caring for and looking after elderly parents can be extremely stressful, particularly if you are not local, or if your parents have special requirements. With an ageing population the requirement to assist your ageing family is becoming more and more critical. Financial support is harder…

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Avoiding loneliness in old age

Feeling lonely can be tough. Avoiding loneliness in old age can be a challenge. An ageing population and an upward surge in those suffering from dementia means managing every day life can be difficult. Even if our parents are living together, perhaps in a…

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Elderly lady being assisted by nurse

Alternative to assisted living

What are the alternatives to assisted living ? As our parents age and grow older it’s “about face” for us their children. Where once they looked after us it is important for us to look after them. For many this means assisted…

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