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With escalating electricity bills, some of our elderly are struggling to keep warm!

This article from Stuff.co.nz illustrates that our elderly are staying in bed to keep warm and avoid turning on heaters, citing some bills of $500!  The article here does explore possible reasons for escalating power bills and offers assistance and advice for those who are struggling.  429 more words


Where The Heart Is

Ed Gillett is Communications & PR Manager at the BGS. In this blog, he looks at a new project placing writers ad other artists on creative residencies within care homes. 1,000 more words


Bed blocking crisis for NHS over elderly | UK | News | Daily Express

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Despite this powerful article from the Express, it loses it effectiveness because in honesty this is just the latest in a whole series of disaster stories about the… 74 more words


Grassington gifts

Greetings from Grassington all you gorgeous people! Today was a bus ride through the Yorkshire Dales to Grassington, well worth the £4.20 return fair. How the driver squeezed through the lanes, past numerous vehicles is beyond me. 132 more words

Madonna’s fall raises awareness of care for the elderly

In front of an audience of millions, a frail 56 year old woman collapsed onto a nubile dancer – impaling him on a pair of spiked breasts. 251 more words



Over the past few years, the definition of vintage has undergone amelioration. The concept of buying and wearing a pre-owned garment was seen as dirty and cheap, whereas todays attitudes toward vintage has evolved to be cool, quirky, and alternative. 304 more words