/Safety

Wandering in the Elderly

Wandering in the Elderly; Tips to Prevent Unwanted Elderly Wandering Due to growing numbers of seniors, many of whom are afflicted with Alzheimer’s and dementia, wandering is increasing. Even in familiar places, a person with Alzheimer's may not remember his or her name or address and can become disoriented. Wandering with dementia is dangerous, but there are [...]

April 20th, 2017|

Stay safe in the Winter

Stay safe in the winter with these safety tips for the elderly Every winter, elderly people across the UK face illness and health complications due to problems associated with the cold weather. The biggest problem for many elderly people is not managing to stay warm enough in their homes – but there are other issues that [...]

October 6th, 2016|

Medicine Safety & the Elderly

Medicine Safety & the Elderly: Tips to Follow Many elderly people take medications for all kinds of conditions. But sometimes taking medicines can cause problems. Your elderly relative may be confused by which medications to take and when, and this can cause safety issues. Here are some tips to follow to ensure your elderly relative [...]

March 11th, 2016|

Keeping Warm this Winter

Keeping Warm in Worthing this Winter The cold weather is a serious issue for the elderly, and making sure your relative stays warm can help to avoid discomfort and illness. With  temperatures starting to drop, here are some options for helping with additional costs during winter and also some tips and resources in Worthing on [...]

November 21st, 2015|

Making sure the Home is Safe for Your Elderly Relative

Making sure the Home is Safe for Your Elderly Relative: Top Checks to Make Your elderly relative may need help in a number of ways, which can include assistance with staying safe around the home. Often this is easy enough for you to do, and there are various checks that you can help them with [...]

August 26th, 2015|

Reduce Nuisance Phone Calls and Junk Mail for the Elderly

Reduce nuisance phone calls and junk mail to reduce stress for the elderly Nuisance phone calls can be annoying for anyone, but when your elderly parent receives such calls it can be especially distressing. Junk mail can also be annoying, and it can contain scams that target the elderly and the vulnerable. So how can [...]

June 8th, 2015|

Tips on reducing fall-risk for older people at home

Tips on reducing fall-risk for older people at home There are very few places we know better than our own homes. For many elderly people who have lived in the same accommodation for a large part of their lives, their home is a safe haven, a cosy place to return to and a relatively stress-free [...]

May 11th, 2015|

Keeping wrapped up this winter

Winter can be a particularly challenging time of year for older people; keep your loved-one safe and warm by following these top tips… Keeping warm inside the home as well as out is vital in order to help limit a range of health problems that are more common in the colder months, including strokes, chest [...]

December 6th, 2014|