With the autumn having just begun, and winter well on its way, we’ve decided to share with you a checklist of things that need to be done to prepare for the colder months ahead. These tasks will ensure that you keep in good health and are ready for what these seasons will bring:
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has said that councils should alter traffic lights so the “green man” stays on for longer, allowing elderly people an appropriate amount of time to cross the road.
One of the biggest issues facing the older generation in the 21st century is social isolation, particularly when they reside in a care home. Recent research suggests that over half of people over the age of 75 live alone, while two fifths of older people would say that the television is their main source of company.
We’re feeling inspired by the Paralympic athletes in the run up to the Rio competitions. Their determination and independence is something to be truly admired, but sometimes it’s difficult to know where to start in gaining a fully independent life or knowing where to find the right information. That is why we have compiled a list of ways to gain more independence and ultimately give you a new sense of freedom.