As a GP, I have many patients who wear themselves out trying to look after loved ones. Perhaps you are doing long hours at work as well as with a relative. Maybe it feels like you’re always on the road driving to be with them. Or simply coping with the 24 hour a day worries…
As loved ones get older or develop dementia, families begin to worry more and more about their wellbeing. Whether an aging parent lives nearby or long-distance, it is important to be in contact easily, even when it isn’t possible to visit in person regularly. But although modern technology can make life easier for the young,…
According to research by AgeUK, nearly one in five people currently in the UK will live to see their 100th birthday. As life expectancy lengthens and the ageing population stays at home longer, it is important that they have the vital lifeline of communication. Older people and those with some disabilities can find modern mobile…
New technologies may have helped most of us live in a highly connected world – but not everyone is included.
The MedInfo USB keyring stick that can carry your medical and contact information.
If you have an elderly relative or friend you’ll know how difficult it can be to encourage them to keep in regular contact
New research commissioned by Age UK reveals that 450,000 people aged 65 and over are set to face Christmas alone this year
Christmas seems to come round so quickly each year and even though you anticipate it and try to be organised there is always that one friend or relative that is a nightmare to buy for.
Growing old is something that none of us can avoid, but should growing old mean that you are waving goodbye to human interaction?
From integrated HD cameras to phones that can unlock your car – these days mobile phones are loaded with the latest technology and gadgets to make life easier