The older people who fled Myanmar’s forgotten crisis | Discover

[ad_1] Recently, I had the opportunity to see Age UK’s sister charity Age International and its partners at work. I visited the world’s largest refugee camp, Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, which is home to almost a million refugees who have fled ethnic and religious persecution in Myanmar. On first sight, it doesn’t seem much. A few … Read more

Prevention and What to Ask Your Older Loved One

[ad_1] Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal, trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults. For many elders who have a fall, this is often the beginning of a deleterious cascade of ill health that will lead to trauma, hospitalization, decreased mobility, depression, and in some cases, even … Read more

Preparing for Winter Weather with Older Loved Ones

[ad_1] Severe winter weather is descending across the United States, which greatly impacts the safety and well-being of the elderly, especially when the weather event is unexpected or comes fast. Here are some tips from the experts in aging well® to help your older loved one prep for winter weather. Before a Storm • Stay … Read more

Building Bridges for Older Adults –

[ad_1] The journey of aging is often painted with the colors of wisdom, experience, and resilience. However, this path is not without its challenges, as the twilight years can often bring forth a unique set of emotional, physical, and social obstacles. As the world embraces progress and development, it is crucial that we don’t leave … Read more

Our ‘State of Older People’s Health and Care’ report demands swift action | Discover

[ad_1] What’s the current picture? The report exposes the reality of the scale of the challenge facing older people in today’s NHS and social care system. There are significant short term issues, from long waits for a social care assessment (in some places, people are waiting up to 8 months for just this first step … Read more