Monthly Archives: January 2018

Help With Living Independently

– https://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/for-you/housing/living-independently/ http://hoop.eac.org.uk/hoop/start.aspx?lid=262 –

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Local Assisted Housing Options

Council run housing schemes: Broxtowe Retirement Living: Broxtowe Borough Council manages over 1,300 Retirement Living properties. Retirement Living offers comfortable and affordable housing, which provides support and safety, while still allowing you to maintain your privacy and independence. See link … Continue reading

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News Feeds

RVS News Feed:  https://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/news-and-events/news    

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Cycling Without Age

Marvellous idea that has become a global movement. Cyclists take elderly people from nursing homes out on outings on special bicycle rickshaws: From one guys idea in Copenhagen, people are now doing this all round the world. It would be … Continue reading

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Benefits – What Benefits are Available for the over 60’s ?

Citizens advice are usually the first port of call, as they have advisers who are familiar with this area.  https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/broxtowe/contact-us/ There are at least 10 benefits you may be eligible for, depending on your health and income. This is an … Continue reading

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Interesting Food Schemes

If one had a group of people with ageing parents, It would be feasible to do some sort of larger scale, healthy batch cooking scheme, possibly employing a professional cook West Notts Food Bank:  https://westnottingham.foodbank.org.uk/ Bags of Taste: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/stories-42440428/teaching-the-uk-to-cook-for-1-a-portion http://www.bagsoftaste.org/ … Continue reading

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