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A Guide to Choosing a Care Home
A Guide to Choosing a Care Home
Choosing the correct care home will be dependant on a number of different factors and this decision should never be made unless the home can meet all of client’s needs....
Avoiding Falls
Avoiding Falls
The dangers of injury or even death to the elderly as a result of suffering from a fall. Precautions that can be taken to minimise the risk and the action you should…...
Be Wary of the Sell Your Home Quickly Scams
Be Wary of the Sell Your Home Quickly Scams
Selling a home is often a resort when financial hardship strikes but sellers should be wary of sell your home quickly companies that makes sales claims to entice…...
Buying a Second Home
Buying a Second Home
Tips on buying a second home in the UK or abroad plus what costs you will incur and what steps you'll need to take to make the purchase....
Can I Receive Free Long Term Care
Can I Receive Free Long Term Care
Local councils can provide free long term care but strict eligibility requirements will be assessed and must be met before full or part funding will be granted....
DIY Safety
DIY Safety
You always have to make sure you're careful when working around the house. But seniors need to take extra care....
Downsizing Your Home During Retirement
Downsizing Your Home During Retirement
Downsizing your home can be the best solution to reducing household maintenance costs and obtaining some extra income during the retirement years but there are certain…...
Economical Ways to Heat the Home During Winter
Economical Ways to Heat the Home During Winter
Keeping the home warm during the winter months is a priority and there are some energy efficient ways to heat the home and significantly reduce those fuel bills....
Fire Safety
Fire Safety
Older people are particularly at risk of injury in a blaze. However, there are things you can do to make your home safer....
Going into Care
Going into Care
Facing up to the difficulties of choosing a residential care home. Considerations that you’ll need to make and ways of finding out what your options are and which…...
Heating Funds and Benefits For Your Home
Heating Funds and Benefits For Your Home
This article offers advice on the heating funds and benefits that are available for pensioners....
Home Help for Older People
Home Help for Older People
Home help for older people - what services they can apply for and how to be assessed to receive the benefits....
Home Security for Older People
Home Security for Older People
Home security is important for everyone, but for the elderly, it's of prime importance....
Low Cost Retirement Towns in the UK
Low Cost Retirement Towns in the UK
For people who are looking to make the most of their retirement there are many beautiful towns in the UK boasting low property costs and good retirement facilities....
Making the Move to Sheltered Housing
Making the Move to Sheltered Housing
Sheltered housing can be an excellent choice for retirees who wish to continue living in their own accommodation but with the security of a warden on hand if needed....
Mobility Fittings
Mobility Fittings
Looking at the variety of mobility aids that can be installed in the home to help disabled people lead independent lives....
Retirement Homes
Retirement Homes
There are several times of retirement home, offering everything from independent living to 24-hour care....
Retirement Villages
Retirement Villages
Retirement villages are a new concept in elderly housing that offer a good mix of independent living and security, along with community in a rural setting....
Retiring Abroad
Retiring Abroad
Moving abroad its advantages and disadvantages plus information on what benefits you may be entitled to....
Start Tracking Down Old Investments and Savings
Start Tracking Down Old Investments and Savings
If you're looking to bring in some extra income when you retire, you should consider tracing lost and old investments and savings using online tracing services....
The Pros And Cons Of Driving During Retirement
The Pros And Cons Of Driving During Retirement
Driving can be a pleasure at any age but if health issues or the expense of running a car becomes a problem, it may be time to seek alternative transport....
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