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COVID-19:  Huggable Christmas Gifts for Older Relatives in Care Homes
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COVID-19: Huggable Christmas Gifts for Older Relatives in Care Homes
It can often be difficult to know what gift to give to someone who is elderly and we often resort to the tried and trusted gloves, hankies or sweet treats.
Why Colouring is Good for us - Tips on How to Enhance Your Activity
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Why Colouring is Good for us - Tips on How to Enhance Your Activity
Once upon a time, colouring in with crayons was the domain of young children and no self-respecting adult would have dared to be seen doing the same - although as a parent, I secretly enjoyed ‘finishing off’ a picture one of my children had given up on and I could always blame them if I accidentally coloured over the edge, of course!
Improving Games for Care Home Residents – Putting a twist on the classics
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Improving Games for Care Home Residents – Putting a twist on the classics
No doubt in every care home around the country there’s an activity cupboard or box in which you’ll find classic games that are familiar to us all. During lockdown these games have surely been invaluable to help keep people entertained. However the same old game over and over again can quickly lose its appeal.
COVID-19: What Gifts to Take When Visiting Relatives in a Care Home
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COVID-19: What Gifts to Take When Visiting Relatives in a Care Home
During this COVID-19 pandemic, many of us will have sorely missed visiting our older relatives and will only have had the option of a telephone call or waving through the window. Now that the restrictions are being carefully eased, we are happily able to spend some time seeing them in person again – at a safe distance.
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Perfect Christmas Gifts For Older People

Many people find it difficult buying for older relatives, often because their choices are often narrowed to the old tried and trusted slippers, gloves or cardigan for fear of getting it wrong. This year, why not give them something to make them really smile and even give them some much needed fun! 

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