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  • Wednesday 8 October 2014

    The sandwich generation: a daughter juggles her caring responsibilities

    Grandmothers and mothers who juggle looking after younger children while also caring for an older loved one (who may still live at home or be in residential care) are often referred to as the 'sandwich generation'. Here is Catherine's personal story... Read On
  • Friday 5 September 2014

    How to choose the best doctor for an elderly relative

    Ever felt that your doctor's communication skills could do with a boost, when dealing with the specific needs of your loved ones?
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  • Thursday 28 August 2014

    Great gizmos to make life easier

    Here's a selection of some of the latest amazing gizmos we've tracked down to make everyday life easier for your parent or other loved ones.
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  • Tuesday 29 July 2014

    Useful links for carers

    You are not alone. The UK is fortunate in having a fantastic network of charities all ready and waiting to give you a helping hand. Discover some of what's available below. Read On
  • Tuesday 29 July 2014

    Positive steps to help your relative cope better at home

    As the years go by, it may get harder for older people to deal with day-to-day living at home, but a few small changes can make all the difference.
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  • Monday 28 July 2014

    Eight tips to help recovery after an illness or operation

    Time and patience are the keys to recovery after an illness or operation. Here are eight tips for making the best possible recovery: Read On
  • Thursday 24 July 2014

    How to reduce the risk of falls as you get older

    As you get older, tumbles can have serious consequences. Follow our prevention plan to reduce the risk of falls.
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  • Thursday 24 July 2014

    Mindfulness can ease stress of caring

    Mindfulness can help you to calm down and cope with the everyday stresses and strains of caring. Read On
  • Thursday 24 July 2014

    Saga Respite for Carers Trust - testimonials

    Below are some excerpts from letters written by beneficiaries of the Saga Respite for Carers Trust.
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  • Thursday 24 July 2014

    A Carer's River Cruise

    A letter from carer Barbara Winter, who enjoyed a respite break on a river cruise Read On

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