Daily Archives: March 5, 2014


Are we failing in our mission to support elderly relatives?

Recent media attention has put a spotlight on how isolated many UK elderly people actually are. The blame has largely been placed upon the busy pace of modern life.  As we struggle to make ends meet, and juggle work and family life, it can be easy to forget about the elderly people in our lives. However, the question is; are we really failing to provide support for this forgotten generation? Not just face to face support that’s lacking When you think about loneliness, you often associate it mainly with a lack of face to face contact. However, even just contact over the telephone can play a big part in keeping elderly more »