Welcome to your August newsletter

This month, we're sharing advice for older adults now COVID-19 restrictions have lifted, and helping you get out about with your loved ones.

How to support the elderly now COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

After a year of national lockdowns, it’s only natural for some people to feel a bit anxious now that much of the UK has returned to normal. Take a look at our advice on everything from minimising post-lockdown stress, to seeing friends and family safely.

Carer of the month - Amal

Amal joined Elder last June, and has provided more than 300 days of care.

“Her attention to detail and delivery of care has been of the highest standard. Amal has given the family great confidence”

See why she’s our carer of the month

Time to take a break A guide to respite care

Did you know that 72% of those who looked after a loved one during lockdown felt unable to take a break? Find out more about the support that’s available to caregivers to help them to rest and recharge.

Making the most of summer

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Getting out and about in later life

We’ve shared our favourite summer days out, and top tips to help you plan a trip the whole family can enjoy together.

Women tending to garden on a sunny day

Dementia-friendly gardens

Discover why gardens are so beneficial to those living with dementia, and how to create your own flower-filled sanctuary


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