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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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3 House Hunting Tips For The Elderly

3 House Hunting Tips For The Elderly

Elderly / Seniors | Health & Wellbeing

There are many reasons to move after you retire.

Some reasons include wanting to be closer to family, or if your lucky moving to your dream location to spend your golden years, or financial reasons for example releasing equity in your home and downsizing.

Whatever your reasons are, before you sign the papers that will seal the deal on your new house, you’ll want to look at these 3 areas to make sure that your home will continue to meet your needs long after the removal vans leave.

 

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5 apps that let you stay connected with those you love

5 apps that let you stay connected with those you love

Elderly / Seniors | Kids / Children | Vulnerable | Technology

Phone calls alone aren’t enough to stay connected with your family & friends.

Phone calls are actually the most expensive communication option and least likely to be answered.
The tips below are absurdly simple and your loved ones will be impressed and keep you at front of mind,
alternatively be left alone in the dark just because you think Apps are too complicated & technical.

Is the traditional Phone dead?
Whilst the traditional ph....

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Is it safer for children in 2017 or was it safer 10 years ago?

Is it safer for children in 2017 or was it safer 10 years ago?

Women | Kids / Children | Special Needs / Disabled | Vulnerable | Community Charities Volunteer Organisations and Support Services helping the vulnerable

 

Rape of female child under the age of 13 has gone up three fold over the last 10 years.

The blog shows the growth of some specific crimes and also useful resources on how to improve our childrens safety.

Rape of over 16 years olds male and female have also increase and the blog helps with these too.

 

 

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Manage Alzheimer's Disease With Clean Air and Monitoring Devices

Manage Alzheimer's Disease With Clean Air and Monitoring Devices

Elderly / Seniors | Special Needs / Disabled | Health & Wellbeing

With pollution having a potential link to Alzheimer’s disease, more older people and their adult children are interested in ways to ensure purity both inside and outdoors. While guaranteeing clean air outside can be tricky, purifying the atmosphere indoors is one of many things that you should do to guard against the onset of dementia.

 


How to Clean the Indoors.........

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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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