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Coronavirus has left many older people too afraid to leave the house

Coronavirus has left many older people too afraid to leave the house

The pandemic has been especially tough for older people finds Age UK report

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Blue Badge holders urged to check expiry date to avoid a penalty charge

Blue Badge holders urged to check expiry date to avoid a penalty charge

The temporary Blue badge extension introduced during lockdown is coming to an end

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Six things you need to know before you buy a stairlift

Six things you need to know before you buy a stairlift

If you're looking for a stairlift, don't miss our six tips to make sure you get the right stairlift at the right price.

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Eight ways to make the home safer for someone with dementia

Eight ways to make the home safer for someone with dementia

Many people with dementia want to stay in their homes for a long as possible. Here’s how to make a house easier to manage during the early stages of the condition.

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Six things older people with care needs should expect when they leave hospital

Six things older people with care needs should expect when they leave hospital

If you need to go to hospital, it's important there's a plan in place for what happens when you're discharged. We explore what older people need to know about leaving hospital if they have further care needs.

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Five challenges of arranging home care for an older person

Five challenges of arranging home care for an older person

Domiciliary care can help older people who are finding it difficult to look after themselves. But navigating the home care market is far from easy, finds Which? survey.

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6 ways to save money in later life

6 ways to save money in later life

Exploring later life care options can feel overwhelming at first, but with a little bit of advance planning, you can feel more secure and informed.

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How older people can combat loneliness during coronavirus

How older people can combat loneliness during coronavirus

Social distancing measures can leave older people feeling lonely. Here’s how to avoid feeling isolated during the coronavirus crisis.

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How older people can have a successful video GP appointment

How older people can have a successful video GP appointment

Video GP appointments may be here to stay after the pandemic. Here’s how to get the most out of one and what to do if you don’t feel comfortable speaking to your doctor this way. 

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What are the alternatives to a care home?

What are the alternatives to a care home?

Care homes have been badly hit by the coronavirus crisis. Other forms of care may carry less risk of infection, but they all have pros and cons. We take a look at the options.

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