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Convincing an elderly relative that it might be time for them to wear a personal alarm is difficult – understatement. Whilst w…
How do you know when your parents or relatives need more help or care at home?  There may be obvious moments after a fall, a spell in hospital, or after the death of a spouse.  But so often we ar…
The consequences of a fall for an elderly parent or relative can mean a long spell in hospital, surgery, and worse.

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Grace Carnegie-Brown, co-founder of Annabel & Grace, explains how her parents daily lives have been totally transformed thanks to the addition of ‘an Alexa’ on their kitchen table.

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Ever the optimists at Age Space we’re thinking about a long, hot English summer and how best to help our elderly parents and relatives keep cool, calm and happy.  Trench foot may seem a rather …
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Independence Living

Staying independent in old age is incredibly important to your health and well being. Call me perceptive,  but people don’t really want to be ill, do they? Young or old, they’d rath…
There are few more contentious issues around the business of ageing than that of caring and finding a good carer. So often the subject gets a bad press, when headline-grabbing horrors such as physical…
One of the preoccupations for many people as they get older concerns downsizing in old age.  ‘Should I move house?’ The thoughts could be prompted by gentle pestering from the family – ‘We wi…
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Grace Carnegie-Brown, co-founder of Annabel & Grace, explains how her parents daily lives have been totally transformed thanks to the addition of ‘an Alexa’ on their kitchen table.
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