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Coronavirus: how families and friends can support older loved ones

Coronavirus: how families and friends can support older loved ones

Last updated:11 January 2021 First published: 17 March 2020 Older people are at greater risk of serious health complications if they come into contact with coronavirus. With the continuing spread...

Coping with coronavirus: practical guidance for older people

Coping with coronavirus: practical guidance for older people

Older people are at greater risk if they come into contact with coronavirus. Here's how to stay safe and avoid feeling isolated if you have to stay at home.

When can I visit my loved one in a care home?

When can I visit my loved one in a care home?

Visiting in care homes has been severely restricted during the pandemic. Now the Government says every resident will be allowed one regular indoor visitor from 8 March

The rising cost of a care home

The rising cost of a care home

The average cost of a care home in the UK increased to £33,852 a year in 2018-19. This was the largest annual hike in 10 years.

Unpaid carers are seven times more likely to feel lonely

Unpaid carers are seven times more likely to feel lonely

Research reveals that unpaid carers are seven times more likely to experience loneliness. We explore the reasons for this trend and explain how to get support.

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