5 Internet Safety Tips for Seniors

The younger generation has grown up using the internet in daily life, including tasks such as studying, gaming, shopping, and chatting to friends. Online safety is something that may seem obvious to my generation but not as obvious to older people who are often still learning the ropes when it comes to internet usage. Unfortunately, […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Your iPad

Tablets are growing in popularity amongst the older generation, most likely because they are light, portable and easy to operate. Whatever you use yours for, whether it’s Skyping the grandchildren, checking email, or taking photographs, you might be surprised to learn that iPads can do a whole host of tasks you may not have even […]

6 Reasons You Should Get a National Trust Membership

One of the biggest benefits of retirement is finally having the time to explore the British countryside. My aunt and uncle have recently signed up for a National Trust membership, and they’re loving the options for days out that it’s opened up for them. The National Trust is most famous for its collection of remarkable […]

5 Must-Read Books for Autumn 2017

Summer is over, which means that it’s time to get ready for the cold, drizzly autumn to come. Here are a few must-read books that I’ve enjoyed this year, and are simply perfect for snuggling up with on a rainy afternoon. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood This summer I enjoyed the gripping TV adaptation […]

Top three tablet computers for older people

My mother has more recently struggled with using computers due to pain in her hands, and tablet devices have offered a great solution to her problems. It’s not uncommon for older people to struggle with similar issues, and that’s most likely the reason why the popularity of tablet computers has increased amongst the older generation as […]

Fun Easter Activities for All the Family

Spring signals the arrival of lighter evenings and warmer weather, but it’s also a time to celebrate Easter with the family. Easter brings plenty of opportunities to spend quality time with your children and grandchildren, and whilst Easter is arriving a little late this year, this gives you extra time to prepare and make this […]

Benefits of Pets for Older People: National Pet Month 2017

If you’re an animal lover like me, you might be aware that April is National Pet Month. This period is a chance to celebrate our pets, and to spread the word about responsible pet ownership. If you’re elderly or less mobile, it’s also the perfect time to consider getting a furry friend. In this article, […]

Helping older people cope with the cold weather

February has been exceptionally chilly, with sleet and snow showers seen throughout the Leicester area and beyond. If you have older relatives, you may be worried about how they’re faring in this cold weather, both at home and outside. When looking out for older people, it sometimes can be hard to balance the act of […]

Discovering Your Family Tree

My Mum and my Aunt are both retired, and since the local bingo hall closed down, they’ve become interested in a new hobby; delving into our family history. My grandparents passed away a long time ago, so my Mum and Aunt began their journey using memories and family stories. This is how most family history […]

The Stairlift Company becomes a Which? Trusted Trader

The Stairlift Company can proudly call itself a Which? Trusted Trader, having recently passed a rigorous assessment that recognises reputable traders. Consumers across the UK can have confidence when using The Stairlift Company due to their Which? Trusted Traders endorsement. In order to become a Which? Trusted Trader, The Stairlift Company successfully passed the endorsement […]