Hot weather is dangerous, and seniors are particularly prone to its threat. Elderly heat stroke and heat exhaustion are a real problem. In fact, a recent in America (University of Chicago Medical Centre) found that 40% of heat-related fatalities in the U.S. were among people over 65. There are several reasons for elderly heat vulnerability. … Read more

How to Choose a Home Care Agency?

Choosing a home care agency for your loved ones can be a difficult and sensitive experience. For some, this can be a straightforward process but for many, the process can be distressing and disagreement often initiated by a sudden event. One thing can be said, finding the right carer for family members and loved ones … Read more


Are you planning to make your home more comfortable or just preparing for the future? Either way, it is not as daunting as it sounds. We have compiled some tips below which will help make your home safe and limit the hazards. The first step to achieve a comfortable home is to determine what you … Read more

What to do after receiving Parkinson’s Diagnosis?

The diagnosis If you or your loved one has recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, you may have unusually felt an unexpected feeling of relief While relief is the last thing one would think a Parkinson’s diagnosis would garner, the relief can be attributed to the long and arduous process of actually reaching a correct … Read more

When should palliative care be offered?

End-of-life (palliative) care should be offered to your loved ones when there is a life-limiting condition or chronic illness and they require intense treatment to both ease the pain and manage the condition. This form of care can begin at any point of your or your loved one’s diagnosis and will occasionally result in end-of-life … Read more

Home care might be the best decision for you!

Why choose home care? As you or your loved ones get older, naturally there comes a time when you find it difficult to perform everyday tasks such as cleaning and cooking. Age and illness may be our biggest enemy as it limits many aspects of our life. Whilst some may be able to get help … Read more

Is there really a limit to human lifespan?

For more than thousands of years, all throughout the record history, people have done various researches in order to find ways to live longer. We already made remarkable tries most especially in the past centuries. On the other hand, according to the analysis published on the 5th day of October in Nature, we might now … Read more

Home Care Hits Headlines

Watchdog Calls for Longer Home care Visits NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) have spoken out about how 30 minute home care visits ‘were not acceptable’ unless it was part of a bigger package in which the person was receiving extra care. According to recent information that has come to light, 8 councils … Read more