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How To Combat Loneliness In Older People

One of the main issues that typically affects the elderly is loneliness. The impacts of loneliness can have a significant bearing on our mental and physical health. However, most people remain largely unaware of the impact that loneliness can have on older people. What are some of the risk factors that may lead to loneliness? Location People will often find it more difficult to get out and meet people dependent on where they live. Therefore, living in isolated rural areas,…

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Mens Health Week

Celebrate Men’s Health Week with us and help raise awareness of issues men are facing both physically and mentally, and encourage conversations with those close to you. The current pandemic has made us all understand the value of our health, and ensuring we are actively looking after our own health is extremely important. From keeping active and fit to ensuring your body gets the right food it needs to stay healthy is more prominent than ever. But it’s not only…

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Top Tips To Eat Healthy At Home

Making healthier choices is easier said than done, and with added stress and anxiety coming into lay with the uncertain time we are facing, it’s easy to switch your mindset and revert back to the old ways. To help keep you on the right track and stay motivated to continue eating healthy at home, we’ve put together some tips and advice to help. Omega 3 Is Super Important Fatty acids from the face of it may sound bad, but they’re…

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Keep Fit At Home

In what are uncertain times, it can be hard to feel motivated to improve and get out, even exercise at home can seem a stretch too far when there’s so many distractions. But there’s plenty you can do in your home or in your garden that will make up for the fact you’re missing the gym or your usual routines. Luckily with the amount of technology at your disposal, you can access exercise and fitness apps instantly, giving you access…

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Tips For A Better Nights Sleep

Sleep and rest can have a massive effect on our overall health and not getting the right amount or struggling to sleep can leave you feeling fatigued, demotivated, not fresh and tired, which is why it’s important to understand the need for a good night’s rest. Being a carer, you’ll likely have faced disruptive sleep many times, whether it be because of long shifts, 24/7 care, general stress or a magnitude of other things that contribute to a poor sleep…

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Caring and Your Mental Health

Caring and your mental health

It’s important to remember that even when you’re struggling, you’re not alone. Many of us have our struggles and no matter how small or insignificant they seem, they’re all equally important to talk about. To help raise awareness on Time To Talk Day, we take a look at how mental health can affect carers and the ways in which you can improve your own mental health. 1. Coping with loneliness Loneliness isn’t in itself a mental health problem, rather something…

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Top 5 Self Care Tips for Carers

Self Care Tips

Here are the top 5 self care tips for carers – practical and personal tools for your wellbeing. Follow these tips and make little changes to enrich your life and health. At first, implementing these practical and personal tools into your role may feel counter-intuitive. Small investments of time you will enrich your caring relationship, and allow it to function at a more efficient level. When your role is to take care of the needs of another it is easy…

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Top 5 Free Meditations for the Top 5 Problems for Carers

Self Care Tips

A change is as good as a rest but when that’s not possible there’s the inner rest of meditation. Here’s our top 5 free meditations for the top 5 problems for carers. Meditation offers a simple and free way to replenish your energy so that you can give the best to your day. It involves no special equipment or clothing. With an abundance of free online meditations to choose from it’s never been easier. So many so in fact that…

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