FREE digital resources to help to make caring easier

Launched from Slough Borough Council and Carers UK Your free access code is: DGTL4366 Caring for a loved one who is ill, disabled or older can be valuable and rewarding, but without the right support caring can have an impact … Read More

Enabling seniors to age in place increases quality of life and happiness

Please see the following links shared with us by George an Aging at Home Activist The Checklist for Aging in Place https://www.care.com/c/stories/5432/a-checklist-for-aging-in-place/ Moving an Aging or Disabled Parent Into Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/moving-in-aging-or-disabled-parent/ Emergency Preparedness Guide … Read More

Technology is Important

Did you know …. “Many of us use technology in our everyday lives, but seven out of ten people don’t think of technology when it comes to caring.” from CARERS UK Find out about what technology is out there to … Read More

Slough Carer Cafe

Carer Café Our next Café will be on Thursday 24th May from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at New Horizons, Pursers Court, Slough, Sl2 5BX. Do you look after someone with a mental health problem? Would you like to meet others in … Read More

In Case of Emergency – ICE

“In Case of Emergency” By adding ICE to your mobile phone, it allows paramedics on the scene to identify you, treat you and be able to contact your next of kin immediately. It is particularly useful for carers as should … Read More

Web Resources for Alzheimers and Dementia

The following links were kindly provided by Marie Villeza, Jim Vogel & Others Driving and Dementia – The Direct Line Guide for Seniors https://www.directline.com/car-cover/driving-and-dementia Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/09/preparing-your-home-for-a-loved-one-with-alzheimers-a-caregivers-guide.html Alzheimer’s and Keeping … Read More

U3A Slough

About Slough U3A http://www.sloughu3a.com/ The University of the Third Age (U3A) is a learning co-operative of older people, which enables members to enjoy and share educational, creative and leisure activities. There are now more than a thousand U3A groups in … Read More

Carers and Cared For Cinema Ticket Concessions

www.ceacard.co.uk The CEA Card is a national concessionary card developed by the Cinema Exhibitors Association for UK cinemas in order to allow people with disabilities to obtain one …

DID YOU KNOW 1 IN 5 CARERS GIVE UP WORK TO CARE?

DID YOU KNOW 1 IN 5 CARERS GIVE UP WORK TO CARE? ARTICLE IN RECENT CARERS UK REPORT. https://www.carersuk.org/for-professionals/employers-for-carers

Stroke.org.uk

By 2035 over 2 million people are predicted to be living with the effects of stroke, including many with disability and needing long-term care. The stroke.org.uk website is a great resource for learning more about how you can find support.

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