Help Me, I’ve fallen

Help Me, I’ve fallen

Woman trapped when medical alert tech ‘failed’ after home fall By Elizabeth Hagen and Josh Saul September 13, 2013 | 2:20pm Modal Trigger Gail Atwood, 52, right, and her rescuer Errol Minott, 50. Paul Martinka Help me, I’ve fallen, and this damn thing doesn’t work!...
10 Tips from this 90-Year-Old’s To Combat Loneliness

10 Tips from this 90-Year-Old’s To Combat Loneliness

Allison Fox Lifestyle Trends Writer, HuffPost Manchester City Council Derek Taylor felt lonely. So he did something about it. Break out the tissues, folks. Derek Taylor, a 90-year-old man from London, England, felt lonely and isolated following the deaths of two loved...
Double tragedy after carer husband dies

Double tragedy after carer husband dies

Double tragedy as blind disabled woman dies alone after her elderly husband who was her full-time carer suddenly passed away in their multimillion dollar Sydney home The couple, both in their 80s, were found dead inside their home on Tuesday A crime scene has been...
The Importance Of Good Food For Older People

The Importance Of Good Food For Older People

Jane Ashcroft Chief Executive, Anchor Rob Quehan at work preparing a dish for Bishopstoke Park’s restaurant One in ten people over the age of 65 are estimated to be malnourished or at risk of malnutrition, according to The Malnutrition Trust. As part of Nutrition and...
Heath Care and Housing Workshop

Heath Care and Housing Workshop

Health, care and housing workshop via © Centre for Ageing Better 2017  reproduced in part What are the blockages preventing integration between health, care and housing? What are the solutions needed across the system to transform health, care and housing? What are...
Elders Fearing Outside Caregivers – Aging Care

Elders Fearing Outside Caregivers – Aging Care

 By Carol Bradley Bursack | Last Updated 6.12.2017 Hiring in-home care for my neighbor, Joe, was quite an ordeal. The company we chose and their caregivers were great, but the quality of care wasn’t the issue. The problem was that Joe resented anyone but me...