Category Archives: Care Home

Making life easier for the hard of hearing

How many times have you missed answering the door, simply because you didn’t hear the bell? Have you set your alarm clock, then slept blissfully through it and been late for an appointment? How about missing the telephone call from your sister, because you didn’t hear it ring? All these scenarios are annoying and even… read full article

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Staying in your home

Our homes are places that are precious to us. Sometimes they are havens of peace that we have lived in for many years and hold numerous memories which we want to hold on to for as long as we is possible. The place where we spent many happy years is the place where we want… read full article

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The advantages of owning a pet

If you seem to be permanently struggling with high blood pressure, obsessed with your cholesterol levels and wondering how on earth you can ever get them down to manageable proportions it may be time to turn your thoughts in a different direction to find a solution. One idea that you may never have thought of… read full article

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High blood pressure

High blood pressure, or to give it its technical name, hypertension, is often referred to as the silent killer, which is rather a sinister name, but with good reason. In the UK many people are unaware that their blood pressure is high. Across the age spectrum one in three adults have an unhealthy high blood… read full article

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There’s no such thing as a free lunch

Sadly, the elderly and those who are vulnerable are the most common target for the con man. In fact if you are over sixty five then you are in the most at risk category for unscrupulous people, who want to make money at your expense. There are several common ways of approaching people and this… read full article

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Life Expectancy Increases

It’s estimated that by 2030, life expectance will have reached an average of 86 years, albeit with a small difference of a couple of years between men and women. However, this average age does vary according to geography, depicting a very clear north/south divide. Life expectancy has increased largely because of advances in healthcare, hygiene… read full article

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Keeping hydrated

Most of us see the summer as a time when life relaxes a little. Holidays are planned, and we no longer have to consider the dangers of ice on the roads or trying to keep warm without running up huge energy bills. Although the challenges to health seem to be less, we can be lured… read full article

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My Care My Home – Measuring Quality of Care

Here at My Care My Home, we understand that the topic of care can be a delicate issue, especially when it comes down to making sure that the care received is of good quality rather than poor. We can help ensure that you receive a good standard of care by choosing a well-rated care provider,… read full article

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Independence In Your Home

Many people want to stay in their own homes for as long as possible, preferring the comfort of familiar surroundings. But when health and mobility decline, sometimes a safer environment is needed to prevent accidents, and to make day to day living in the home more safe and secure. My Care My Home can give… read full article

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Care in a care home

Here at My Care My Home, we understand that the subject of care can seem quite daunting. We know that making decisions surrounding care are big life changing choices, so we’re always happy to help answer any questions in detail to either yourself or family members regarding care in care homes. Care in a care… read full article

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