Breast Cancer in the Elderly


The month of October is observed and celebrated as the Breast Cancer awareness month committed to educating and researching about the condition and to celebrate the survivors and their stories. Breast cancer is one of the most common life-threatening conditions in women. The chance of developing the cancer increases with age, with about a third [...]

Breast Cancer in the Elderly2021-10-22T14:32:39+01:00

Arthritis- How to manage it at home?


National Arthritis awareness week is observed from the 7th till 13th of October to highlight the pain and disability that arthritis causes. It raises awareness about the experience of over 10 million people in the UK who suffer from arthritis. What is arthritis? It is a condition when the joints have swelling and tenderness which [...]

Arthritis- How to manage it at home?2021-10-08T16:19:25+01:00

International Day of Older Persons


The world observes the International Day of Older Persons on 1st of October.  It is celebrated to raise awareness towards the issues that the elderly face on a day-to-day basis and to appreciate and acknowledge their role and contributions towards the society. The theme for this year is Digital equity for all ages which affirms [...]

International Day of Older Persons2021-10-15T09:37:01+01:00

Preventing Falls – How to make it safer at home?


Falls are a major cause of injuries in the elderly- One in four seniors experience a fall in their old age. This causes hip dislocation, broken bones, head traumas and even fatal injuries. The relief factor is that preventing falls is achievable and a few changes around the house can help the elderly lead a [...]

Preventing Falls – How to make it safer at home?2021-09-23T17:05:57+01:00

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month


Alzheimer's disease is named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer- The doctor who found it. It is caused when proteins called PLAQUES and TANGLES start developing in the brain causing the cells to lose connection, ultimately leading to the death of nerve cells. Alzheimer's also causes the brain to lose important chemical messengers between the cells ; [...]

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month2021-09-13T14:52:16+01:00

Easy Physical Activities for the Elderly


As we grow older we lose strength and mobility due to various issues like injuries, illness and  health conditions. It becomes increasingly difficult to do activities. Carrying out some light weight, easy physical activities for elderly help in aging better. Aging should not stop one from doing what they like to do .  There [...]

Easy Physical Activities for the Elderly2021-09-07T16:51:08+01:00

Beware the shadow you cast.


For many years I have thought about the impact that our interactions with each other have, even during the time when we are apart. For much of my professional career I have said “beware the shadow you cast” meaning that the way you treat someone when you are with them can have a positive or [...]

Beware the shadow you cast.2019-06-17T13:51:37+01:00

Tell me about your hobbies?


Over the past month we have been recruiting lots of lovely caregivers to support the clients needing home care in South Yorkshire. Whenever we are recruiting we are fortunate to get lots of interest. We invariably spend more time ensuring we take the right caregivers than we do with anything else. It is important to [...]

Tell me about your hobbies?2019-06-17T13:51:37+01:00