Accomplishments In Dementia and Alzheimer’s Month 2022


During the month of Dementia and Alzheimer’s in September, we participated in several events about Dementia care at home. Dementia and Alzheimer’s are not part of normal ageing. These diseases affect brain function and directly lead to memory loss, communication difficulty, or struggles in daily life. They require a long-term care plan and can be [...]

Accomplishments In Dementia and Alzheimer’s Month 20222023-06-23T12:29:53+01:00

Social Activities For The Elderly In West London


Why Social Activities For The Elderly Are Important According to Age UK, researchers have warned about the risk of losing thinking skills as we get older. Researchers also show that the key to maintaining thinking skills is participating in social activities for the elderly to keep close relationships with family and friends. Even though [...]

Social Activities For The Elderly In West London2023-06-23T12:30:32+01:00

Home care for stroke patients: alternative for care homes


One of the most common solutions to take care of stroke patients is to move them to a rehabilitation unit or a care home. However, residential accommodation is not the only place where a stroke survivor can receive proper care. Home care can be an option if the stroke patient wants to stay close to [...]

Home care for stroke patients: alternative for care homes2023-06-23T14:22:29+01:00

How to help the elderly feel less lonely


Did you find the older your parents or your grandparents get, the harder for you to connect and be with them? You understand that your elderly might feel lonely, but you cannot find ways to communicate with them without misunderstandings and being irritated. It is very common for people to get disconnected from their elders; [...]

How to help the elderly feel less lonely2022-07-28T09:55:26+01:00

Complimentary & Alternative Therapy


National Complementary & Alternative Therapy Week Complementary and Alternative therapy or CAM is a term used when referring to any treatments that are not traditional, mainstream medicine or techniques. CAM could either be used alongside conventional medicine or instead of it. People may use CAM to help cope with the side effects of mainstream treatments, [...]

Complimentary & Alternative Therapy2022-03-25T16:01:18+00:00

6 Healthy Recipes For Older People


We believe that food is something that should be enjoyed at any age, which is why we have created a list of healthy recipes for you to make your older loved one.  We hope these recipes give you inspiration and motivation for cooking meals from scratch at home. See our Top 6 Healthy Recipes [...]

6 Healthy Recipes For Older People2023-06-23T15:06:50+01:00

Motor Neurone Disease Care


Motor Neurone Disease is a life-changing and a progressive illness. We at Visiting Angels understand the emotional and practical challenges an individual and their family members may face living with MND. What is Motor Neurone Disease? Did you know: MND currently affects about 5,000 people across the UK. The onset is usually around 60 years [...]

Motor Neurone Disease Care2022-01-12T13:00:45+00:00

5 Festive Day Trip Ideas for Older People


Christmas is a wonderful time of the year with many festivities going on around the world from Christmas lights being switched on to Christmas markets! Fun can be had by the whole family at Christmas time, no matter how old you are! However, it’s important to consider that older people may be more limited in [...]

5 Festive Day Trip Ideas for Older People2023-06-23T15:11:29+01:00

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month


Did you know: pancreatic cancer is the 10th most common cancer in the UK and more than 10 500 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year. That is around 29 mothers, daughters, fathers, sons, husbands, wives, sisters, brothers, colleagues or friends diagnosed every day. November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month (PCAM) and we [...]

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month2021-11-16T14:28:41+00:00