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10 ways you can be part of Close to Hand’s #onemorecard campaign
This Christmas we have launched our #onemorecard campaign.
In this blog we share a few simple ways that you can join us in raising spirits. See the difference a small act of kindness can make to somebody's day.
Why older people lose their appetite and what you can do to help
It is important for older people to consume adequate calories and protein to help maintain energy and muscle mass. The optimum amount of calories and protein help their bodies fight infection and maintain energy levels, so they can stay active.
How can a Home Helper make a positive change to your ageing parents
Watching your parents gradually slowing down can be difficult and accepting the ageing process is hard for the best of us.
Read our blog about how Close to Hand Home Helpers can offer a gentle introduction to having support at home.
Caring for very elderly parents in your retirement years
If you’re a pensioner looking after your elderly parents, you’re not alone. There has been a sharp rise in elderly people being cared for by their children, themselves at an age at which they might have expected care.