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Dec 18

Your Guide to Care at Christmas

Whether your Christmas shopping began mid-July, or you prefer a more traditional approach to celebrations, managing care over the Christmas period does require some thought and preparation. The aim of this guide is to help you approach Christmas feeling more organised and better informed on the services and help you can access during the festive …

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Nov 18

What can I do about Hoarding?

According to the NHS, hoarding is now an officially recognised disorder, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy topic to tackle when you have a family member who is suffering – especially in the case of an elderly relative in need of care. We’ve spoken with Jo Cooke, director of Hoarding Disorders UK and author …

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Oct 18

Six Apps to Help You Age Well

For the first time in history, most people can expect to live into their 60s and with improved nutrition, information and healthcare available, chronological age no longer serves as a reliable indicator to health. This is the view of the World Health Organisation whose recent research (see 1 below) demonstrates that regardless of socio-economic status, …

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Oct 18

Why Talking about Dying Matters

At Helpd, we believe that a positive conversation about death, and dying, can be a source of comfort and an opportunity to bond more closely with friends and loved ones.

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Jun 18

Why do we age?

Aging Aging is a fact of life – we all grow old in many different ways. Some notice getting tired more easily, others experience weakened bones, and overall poor health that generally surrounds aging. Indeed, with aging the number of health risks increases and we are more likely to suffer strokes and develop diseases like …