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Why do old people sleep so much?

Picture a group of older people in a Care Home. Like me, have you got an image in your head of a dozen people all sat around a loud television and 11 of them are fast asleep? It seems that the older you get, the more naps you might need. My mum could have 4 or 5...

How long does a total knee replacement last?

A partial knee replacement is far more likely to require further work at some point in the future when compared to a total knee replacement. Approximiately 10% of people who have had a partial knee replacement will require further work on the knee within a period of...

Why do Old People Shake?

Shaking hands is common in the elderly, the older you get, the more likely it is that shaking will develop. The biggest problem with shaking is that when it starts to occur, your mind will jump to the worst case scenario. How often have you had a minor problem,...

Why do old people fall?

When an elderly parent calls you in a panic to say they have had a fall, you can't help but think the worst. Having experienced this, I did a lot of research to find out why do old people fall and what can be done to prevent it from happening.   Essentially, the...

Is deafness a disability?

Is Deafness a Disability? As a deaf person, you may not define being deaf as a "disability". The word disability in itself has fairly negative connotations, but it shouldn't. Having a disability is not a choice, of course, but it is an impairment that has an affect on...

Cold Weather Payment Guide

What is the cold weather payment? The cold weather payment is different to the winter fuel payment, in that it is a "payout" of sorts that only happens during extreme cold. There has to be 7 consecutive days of temperatures forecast or recorded as below zero degrees...