Nov 15

What Is Universal Home Design?


The concept of universal home design is particularly interesting, ensuring that the houses we live in are built with accessibility in mind from the outset.

Oct 25

Installing Grab Rails In The Bathroom


Making your bathroom more accessible is an excellent idea as you get older so that you can continue to age in place and stay in your own home. See more here.

Oct 10

7 Safety Tips To Avoid Slips & Trips


This time of year, while beautiful, can pose a health risk, especially for people above a certain age who may be more susceptible to slips, trips and falls.

Sep 28

Can AI Help Prevent Falls At Home?


Where personal safety at home is concerned, there’s a growing body of research that suggests AI could be of particular use. Find out more on the blog.

Sep 13

Retirement Development Prioritises Happiness For Elderly People!


A retirement development in Failsworth, in the Manchester borough of Oldham, is underway, with the aim of helping older people lead happier, healthier lives.

Sep 05

Are You Eligible For The Energy Bills Support Scheme Alternative Fund?


Figures show that there are an estimated 883,000 eligible households that have atypical energy supply arrangements, but only 17% of these were awarded funds.

Aug 29

Inquiry Launched Into Accessible Housing


A new inquiry has been launched by the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee to ensure provision of accessible and adaptable housing in England.

Aug 14

The Benefits Of Bidet Toilet Seats For Older People


As you age, you may find that going to the bathroom gets trickier and you struggle to carry out your routine. See how bidet toilet seats could help on the blog.

Aug 02

Call Issued To Join Up Home & Community-Based Elderly Care


Charity Age UK has issued a call to move away from being overly reliant on acute hospital-based care for older people and focus more on prevention and early intervention.

Jul 25

6 Top Tips For Ageing In Place


There are all sorts of benefits associated with living independently and ageing in place, staying in your own home as long as you can, ranging from boosting your confidence and self-esteem to giving you greater choice over your own life, enjoying a greater level of control of what happens – all from the comfort of […]

Jul 09

4 Common Age-Related Health Conditions


As we age, there are certain health conditions and illnesses that we’re more likely to develop and it can be helpful to familiarise yourself with the most common of them so you can be aware of the signs and symptoms, seeking medical advice as and when appropriate. Arthritis, for example, is particularly common among elderly […]

Jun 21

How Do Walk In Baths Work?


As we get older, our needs are likely to change and we may find that we’re less mobile and less physically capable than we once were. This can be distressing and it can make life difficult, but the good news is that there is a lot you can do to help mitigate your changing circumstances […]

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