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Reasons for the Elderly and Seniors to Get Outside

Reasons for the Elderly and Seniors to Get Outside

Elderly / Seniors | Health & Wellbeing

What is the best motivation to get outside and exercise and keep fit?
Yes it's easy the first few days, but after day 7 it can sometimes be hard to find the motivation to exercise and keep fit. It really is more tempting when the weather is bad to sit and watch TV or curl up in front of the fire (or radiator these days) with a good book, and the older we get there is tons of research showing that the older we get, the more important it becomes to stay active...

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Best Alex App to help the elderly and Seniors

Best Alex App to help the elderly and Seniors

Elderly / Seniors | Technology

Technical Details:

Size : 8.4cm x 8.4cm x 3.2cm 

Weight is 163 grams

Connect via Wifi

Can bluetooth to better quality speakers.

For Audio there are Built-in speakers for voice feedback when not connected to external speakers. 3.5 mm stereo audio output for use with external speakers 

Easy to set-up, easy to use, and now has the My SOS Family App for the Alexa family.

 

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Undercover report on BUPA care homes and the Horror of abuse

News | Elderly / Seniors | Vulnerable | Health & Wellbeing | Community Charities Volunteer Organisations and Support Services helping the vulnerable

Allegations of abuse and neglect at specialist dementia care homes run by private healthcare company Bupa, with covert filming by a reporter working as an assistant at one home. Jackie Long investigates evidence of overstretched and under-resourced care staff, questionable treatment of residents and safety worries.

 Andrea Sutcliffe Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care and the Care Quality Commission said :

 

“The examples of poor care and a culture of inappropriate, institutionalised practice highlighted by this programme are wholly unacceptable...........

Read Andrea's comments 

 

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My SOS Family In the Mirror Online

My SOS Family In the Mirror Online

News | Elderly / Seniors | Health & Wellbeing | Community Charities Volunteer Organisations and Support Services helping the vulnerable

My SOS Family commissioned report on concerns by Seniors published in the Mirror.

Almost half of elderly people surveyed said they wouldn't want to go into a care home, although more than a quarter believe they are the only safe option after a certain age or once health begins to deteriorate.......

 

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/fears-over-crime-illness-lack-10338512

 

 

 

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My SOS Family in The London Economic Online News

My SOS Family in The London Economic Online News

News | Elderly / Seniors | Vulnerable | Technology | Community Charities Volunteer Organisations and Support Services helping the vulnerable

Millions of pensioners feel unsafe in their own home, a study has found.

Falling ill or having an accident with no-one nearby to help, anti-social behaviour and having no support is leaving almost one in five pensioners fearful in their own home as they get older.

Others admit to worrying they are going to be targeted by burglars or forceful cold callers when at home alone.

Read the full article....

http://www.thelondoneconomic.com/must-reads/millions-pensioners-feel-unsafe-home/02/05/

 

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