Fried food leads to more weight gain in people who are genetically prone to obesity, according to a study. Researchers from Harvard University have found that eating fried foods four times a week or more has twice as big an effect on weight for those with high genetic obesity scores, compared to those with the […]

The debut novel of the former male nurse Nathan Filer ‘The Shock of the Fall‘ was named the British Book of the Year, it is about the attempt of a teenager in dealing with the death of an older brother and his slow descent into madness. It is partly inspired by the authors own experience […]

Helping You Approach The Topic Of Care With Your Elderly Parent One of the biggest challenges often faced when discussing care with an elderly person is strong resistance. Resistance can be exhibited in many forms, such as denial, grief and even actual violence. It is unsurprisingly that so many elderly people are resistant to care, […]

Deciding how best to care for elderly relatives as they lose the ability to do this for themselves comprehensively can be a very troublesome and difficult contemplation. You will always be looking to do the best for your loved one, but it can sometimes be hard to tell what this is, whilst also factoring in […]

  If you know or suspect that your elderly family member or friend has a problem with the nursing home she is living in, you must spend some extra time encouraging and listening to her about the problem. To be able to identify the root cause of her problem, it will help if you are […]

If you’ve been researching the possibilities of installing a stairlift in your home, you may have been struck by the fact that some companies insist on performing a survey before they embark on providing a quotation. Other companies by contrast, seem perfectly happy to proceed without the hassle of a home visit and may look […]