Monthly Archives: August 2021

  1. How to Combat Loneliness

    How to Combat Loneliness

    From time to time, most people experience loneliness. It can affect our mental and physical health, causing us to feel worse and worse over time. Two-fifths of all older people (about 3.9 million) say that the television is their main form of company, and half a million older people got at least five or six days a week without speaking to anyone at all. If you are experiencing loneliness, there are some things that you can do to combat it in the short-term, and the long-term.

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  2. Simple Bedroom Aids for Seniors

    A person holding a bar.

    As we age, understandably, our mobility reduces. Things that were once easy become a little bit more difficult, and it becomes increasingly harder to navigate objectives that were second nature. However, as you change, it is helpful to adapt your surroundings. Mobility aids, like wheelchairs and walking sticks, make moving around a lot easier which can be helpful if you still want to remain active. Stability aids provide you with the support you need to steady yourself – things like bed railings and step stools.

    In your bedroom, you may be finding it harder to move around, get out of bed, or find a comfortable position whilst in bed. To help you navigate this shift, it is useful to remember that there are facilities available that can assist you, if you would like to try and maintain your independence.

     

    Risks

    It is helpful to be wary of the potential risks or hazards that are in your space. The single most

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  3. Tips for Organising Your Medications

    Assorted medications on a yellow background.

    Medications can get very complicated, especially when you have a lot to keep on top of. On days where you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed, or you have a lot of things to do, it’s helpful to know that you don’t need to worry about what, when, or how much, you need to take. This blog is here to help you get organised, so that you can keep your health on track!

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  4. 4 Ways to Treat Your Cat

    A cat wearing a party hat for International Cat Day 2021

    Love them or hate them, cats are a huge part of our lives, with an estimated 24% of UK adults having a pet cat. International Cat Day 2021 falls on the 8th August, and we know just how to make your furry friend feel special! Our list of ways to treat your feline companion will have them feeling the love all year round – just like they deserve!

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