Are there other resources for me?

i-photo6We recommend the following resources for seniors and those who care for seniors.

Age UK – National organisation / Love later Life

Age UK – Struggling to get a fair deal in care homes (article)

NHS – Continuing Health Care

The 70 Plus Health Programme – Improve your health in the 70s, and prevent problems in your 80s and 90s too!

Silver line – Help line for older people

Alzheimer’s Society – The UK’s leading support service and research charity for people with dementia and those who care for them

Parkinson’s UK – Support and research charity

The Money Advice Centre – Free and independent Money advice on care and other topics

Seniors Discounts – is the largest age specific discount platform in the UK

General information

Regain Hearing – Next generation of hearing aids and tinnitus reduction

Keeping healthy when it is really hot – NHS

Dying MattersRaising awareness of dying, death and bereavement

Food– Recipes for healthy eating Recipe 2 – Recipe Bundle

Keep well – self-screening to monitor risks of malnutrition (BAPEN)

World Cancer Day 2016 – I can ask for Support (fact sheet)

High50 – Age has its benefits

Spring Chicken – Making life easier and brighter as you get older

Campaign to end loneliness – Help and information on loneliness

Caron Cares – Advice & information for anyone caring for the elderly

Beth Britton – Winner ‘Best Independent Voice on Older People’s Issues’ – Older People in the Media Awards 2013

Sing for your life – Improving the health and wellbeing for older people through music

Independent Age – Advice and support for older age

My Ageing Parents Help and tips

Contact The Elderly – Companion service

University for the 3rd Age – Get creative

Turn to us – Benefits and grants

PRIME – Prince’s Initiative for mature Enterprise

Mature Times – News

When they get older – Help guides & useful information

MNT – Medical News Today

Design 2 Enable – Stay active with style

Mirage Designs – Help with downsizing, declutter, interior design

Co-operative Independent Living – Aids for Daily Living

Dementia related

Join Dementia Research – For research info and access to drug trials

JC Proposals – The proposal

Unforgettable – The world’s best marketplace for dementia products and services

Care Charts UK – Remember-I’m-Me™ Care charts based on symbols

Dementia adventure – Nature based adventures for people living with dementia.

Active Minds – Activity Products for Dementia

Sporting Memories Network – Improving the wellbeing of people through reminisence

Playlist for Life – Connecting music, people and memories

Memory Bank – Outstanding dementia care product

Nutrition and dementia – Alzheimer’s Disease International

This is me – Tool for people with dementia receiving professional care

Press releases and News articles

GP care bring back old fashioned family doctors – UK Governenment

Personal Health budget – NHS

What to eat after 50 – The Times

Paid for help services

3 Rings – Contact service

Life Line – 24 hour personal alarm (Canterbury)

Relative Matters – Enhacing quality of life for older people

SOLLA – Society of later life advisers

Events of interest

The 50+ Show – Annual exhibitions for over 50’s across UK

Care – Support –  Services

Health Watch – Your spotlight on health and social care services

First Stop – Advice for older people

Family Mosaic – Help and aid around your home

Good care guide – Care services listing

Home care – Home Care recommendations

Member Associations

Dementia Friends – Make life better for people with dementia (SHS is a Champion)

UKHCA – United Kingdom Home Care Association (member)

Age Action Alliance – Improving older people’s lives (member)

Social care commitment – people who need care and support with high quality services (member)

The National Skills Academy Social care – for everyone committed to excellent adult social care in England (member)

Training for carers – bespoke training courses

Social Enterprise UK – Business where Society profits