Safety on the stairs for the elderly and people with dementia

We have previously blogged about the importance of ensuring an elderly loved-one’s home is as safe as possible for them to move around in and how their home should be kitted out with smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. One of the biggest dangers in a house is steps and the staircase if the property […]

Tips for the elderly to ease arthritis

Arthritis is a common condition in more than 10 million people across the UK, especially the elderly, and it causes pain and inflammation in the joints. Osteoarthritis is the most common type in the UK, affecting more than eight million people. It often develops in people aged 40-years-old and over, however, can occur at any […]

The benefits of Pilates for the ageing population

Many people are under the impression that exercise is just for younger, more mobile individuals, but gentle forms of exercise, such as Pilates, are great for all ages, especially older people and the ageing population as it improves physical and mental health, builds strength and improves posture. Pilates targets the hips and joints and can […]