When ageing means slowing down, losing mobility or spending more time alone, homesharing is worth a look. The principle behind a homeshare is that an older person who could do with help around the home opens their doors to a younger person who needs accommodation. There are agencies who are practised and practical in matching sharers and will help them to come to a safe and mutually beneficial arr...
Would home sharing suit your parent?
Sep 20, 2023
Most of us benefit from a change of scene once in a while, and a holiday can provide a change of pace and scenery. It’s a break from our responsibilities too, whether that be a job, caregiving or supporting others around us. But 2023 is proving to be a very tricky year for vacations. Strikes on the trains, at the airports and elsewhere are making travel difficult. The heat is making many parts o...
an uncertain year
Jul 26, 2023
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Today the big news has been a fall in the rate of inflation, which is great, but it’s not that great. It’s not a fall in prices, but just a fall in the speed of the continuing rise in prices. So, despite confused messages, we won’t be feeling any better off any time soon. In fact the cost of living is still rising, just not quite so fast. With food prices rising in double figures, many peopl...
Retirement and the cost of living
Jul 19, 2023