What to look for when buying a walking stick for an elderly loved-one

If your elderly loved-one is becoming more unsteady on their feet, it might be time to think about getting them a walking stick. They might not like the idea at first but a stick can provide that extra bit of stability they need, particularly if they walk on uneven ground, up and down steps or […]

How hot weather can affect the elderly

The elderly are the most vulnerable to any hot weather as their ability to regulate their own body temperature decreases with age. The brain function also slows in old age, making it harder for an elderly person to respond to a temperature change. It becomes more of a problem for an older person with dementia […]