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How Golf Buggies Scotland Are Helping Elderly People Get Around

Golf buggies in Scotland have their uses both on and off the green, especially for elderly people. Here at Abbeycare we use golf buggies in day to day life with some of the residents and are here to talk more about it and the benefits that this can have. A Bit More About Abbeycare Online Abbeycare online is a program that can provide care and support services at home, as well as in residential facilities. We provide different types of support depending on what is needed and your support plan can be changed at any time to match your needs.…

How to Keep Elderly Minds Stimulated

Arts and Crafts There are many different arts and crafts that you can introduce to older people. Everything from painting to origami to creating gifts. You can even create themes for certain holidays or events that are coming up – such as Christmas. Arts and crafts do not need to be elaborate or expensive and you do not need to bring in a teacher to do it. There are many different arts and crafts that can be found online and supplies can be picked up from local craft shops or even charity shops! An added bonus was because there are…

Tarmacing A Drive Could Really Help The Elderly

As many people grow old, they come to realise that they can’t quite manage all of the things they could when they were younger. From partying to gardening, many things become more of a strain on your health. In terms of gardening, it can be a great passion of many elderly individuals. Large gardens and full allotments can be a lot to contend with when your mobility becomes more impeded. For that reason, we recommend tarmacing a drive into your land, leaving more parking space and still have a smaller garden for the owner to while away the hours. Read…

How Music Can Help With Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s can be pretty heart wrenching for relatives of the person and extremely confusing for the patient. Tons of complicated ideas and medications coupled with advice from people who have never dealt with it will only get you so far. Music has always been considered a treatment that can help any condition or at least make it more bearable. When it comes to Alzheimer’s music is a powerful tool and can reduce the outbursts from the person diagnosed and help their overall behaviour. In every stage, music has benefits that could make a painful journey slightly less painful. Patients have…

Rare Whiskies Are The Perfect Gift For Your Elderly Parent

Sometimes, your elderly parents or even friends can hit milestones that are to be proud of. Trying to find the right gift for a couples’ Diamond wedding anniversary or for someone’s 100th birthday can be a challenge. However, we think we have found the perfect gift idea for the senior citizens in society. Rare whiskies are known as being a luxury, a treat and an investment. For many people, the joy of a truly rare whisky can be amazing. Many rare whiskies were bottles many decades ago, which could be perfect for finding the right gift for your parent or…

Respite Care And How It Can Help Your Situation

A lot of patients and carers struggle with a situation where they want to be able to be the primary carer for their parent but can’t. Being a carer leaves you with no time to yourself. Many people often wind up feeling exhausted at the end of the day. Having even a few hours a day when you can forget about all the responsibilities that come with being a caregiver is crucial for your wellbeing as well as the patients. Respite care is essentially a helping hand for the times when you feel like the two you have isn’t enough.…

Three Of The Best Apps To Help Seniors In The Community

The seniors in our community have never been known to gravitate towards technology. They are always considered rather uncomfortable when dealing with phones and iPads. Even though this may well be true, there are plenty of older citizens that are keen on learning. They want to know how to make their life simpler with the new technology that has changed their community so greatly. A simple app on your phone could give you more independence at a fraction of the cost an alternative will.

How Hiring a Damp Specialist in Glasgow can Improve Health of Older People

As you may already know, damp can cause a number of health issues, even in generally healthy people. Older people are more at risk of developing health problems due to damp in the home. This article will tell you just some of the risks of an older person living in damp conditions. As well as which damp specialist in Glasgow to contact to fix the problem.

Helping Elderly Relatives around the House: What to Remember

When helping elderly relatives around the house it is important to remember to do the things that they might have difficulty doing. If they have home carers it could also help them as they wouldn’t have to do as much cleaning. For example, it may be a good idea to help them tidy around the house by hoovering. Lifting heavy objects that may be difficult for them to lift or even by washing dishes can be a great help to their day. It is important that elderly people don’t put too much strain on themselves as it can lead to…