3 generations

The "sandwich generation": adult children of the ageing parents

What is so called "sandwich generation"? People who are simultaneously…
Nurse feeding an older lady

Malnutrition, dehydration, and pressure sores - a real threat in care homes

When placing our elderly relatives or close ones into a care…
Elderly couple and their daughter

Caring for elderly parents

It is often said, that the positive “side effect” of having…
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My mother kept calling me from a care home saying that nobody cared...

So it finally happened: my Mum had to go to a care home, although…
Portrait of happy grandmother with her daughter

How to talk to a person with dementia

For the person suffering from dementia, it is, unfortunately,…
green paper

The forthcoming Green Paper - would it solve all social care problems?

The forthcoming Green Paper is a long-awaited document where…
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How to recognize that your parents are getting old?

The decision of sending your old parents in a care home or providing…
Live-in care

The Treatments Older Adults May Not Need

Over treatment is a persistent problem among the aging population. Research…
Live in care

Do All Seniors Need Geriatric Care?

  Who needs a Geriatrician? Whether your parent should…
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Funding Live In Care

With many of us wanting to remain living at home whilst we receive…