News + Advice

We’d like to share some content we have come across that may be helpful or interesting:  some relevant websites that we like, some books, some articles we feature in. The pieces aren’t dated – they should be relevant whenever you have the time to look. If you have questions you would like answered, or help with any topic please make a suggestion by emailing us at

Hip & Knee-op recovery

How quickly you recover from hip or knee surgery will depend on a variety of factors, including your general health, age and whether you develop any complications after surgery.

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When light matters

As we age, nearly all of us face the challenge of sight loss.  Experts generally agree that the easiest and most effective aid to improve their vision is the right, good quality lighting.

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Daily living with arthritis

You are not alone! Over 10 million people in the UK have arthritis. There are a number of excellent organisations dedicated to living with arthritis…

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Trying to get all your financial affairs sorted can be a nightmare! But help is at hand. SOLLA helps people find accredited financial advisors.

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Back pain

Issues with back pain typically fall into two categories: those characteristic of age and those triggered by the way you use (or abuse!) your body.

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Practical present ideas

Bored of giving the same old presents? Why not give something more useful? We have lots of practical present ideas – perfect for the hard to buy for.

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Gardening Made Easier

The sun has appeared and we can now enjoy our summer gardens and outdoor spaces! Gardening has always been a much loved activity, and is good for us too.

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Stay fit and feel well

A little strength exercising every day can go far to keep us healthy, and balance exercises can help prevent falls. And it can actually be fun as well as healthy!

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Living at home for longer

To continue to live independently sometimes requires sourcing a helpful gadget or two – be it a mobility aid or a particularly supportive cushion.

Towelling sock aid
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Moving house is, all the studies show, one of the most stressful life events we experience. And that’s even for the young and strong. It involves planning, measuring, sorting and packing. Downsizing at a later stage in life has the additional agonies of getting rid of what might be almost a lifetime’s worth of possessions.…

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Age Space – a wealth of information

This is a shout out to a website we think everyone should have a look at. A one-stop online resource and guide for anyone with concerns about, or caring for an ageing parent or relative, neighbour or friend.

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How to put your house in order

As we get older we may begin to need some new equipment to keep us independent, mobile, comfortable and safe. There’s a lot that can be changed very easily in a home – without making it look like a hospital – to achieve just that.

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Why we love Rollators

An inevitable feature of getting older is becoming less mobile. Since our childhood there has been a quiet revolution in mobility equipment.

Let's Fly rollator
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The Library

We often come across books we want to recommend, both fiction and non-fiction. They are all related in some way to the concept of getting older – there’s a lot out there and we’ll keep adding as we find new ones. We hope you enjoy them too.

Eat well to Age Well
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