Over the festive period, in between the opening of presents, sitting down to meal times and watching Morecambe & Wise reruns, we’ve been listening to Radio 4’s presentation of Bolder: Making the Most of Our Longer Lives. It’s a fascinating examination of ageing over the ages and across the globe and we’ve been reflecting on the author Carl Honoré’s ideas and what we can learn from them. Read our blog to see what we discovered.
If you or your family are looking at the prospect of social care, it’s hard to know the best time to start using it. In this blog, we want to discuss how to spot the signs of people beginning to need extra help and show how encouraging more social interaction can help too.
For society to work, everybody needs to feel part of it. Social care helps people experience life to its fullest by providing extra help when it’s needed. It is a collaboration between local authorities and private specialists (like us) that ensures everybody across our communities are cared for.
In September Prime Minister, Theresa May, announced a cross-party strategy to tackle loneliness in the UK. At Abney & Baker, we’re taking on loneliness by providing the support for individuals and families that are most affected by it.
We welcome the return of Channel 4’s heartwarming social tv experiment Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds. Only by highlighting the difficulties facing our elderly to a large audience can we begin to tackle them together.
Looking after our mental health is important at any point in our lives but it can get a little more difficult as we get older. Read on to find out our suggestions on what you can do to help improve well-being and self-esteem.
Discover the benefits of social support for the elderly with at home care specialist Abney & Baker. Learn how an active and healthy social environment is vital to the well being of the elderly. Please get in touch for more information
Learn first hand why hobbies and activities are so important when dealing with dementia. Find out why in our blog post which also contains a handy downloadable guide. Contact Abney & Baker for more information
Dementia affects people in different ways and at different rates. It’s a condition we are still trying to understand fully. We do know that there are 7 main stages to this degenerative disease. Find out what they are and why it matters with Abney & Baker