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The most useful apps for the elderly

elderly people huddling around mobile phone

Smartphones have truly taken over, and although though the younger generation has grasped them, some of us still haven’t. However, they can be a great tool for your lifestyle, for helping out with big and small tasks and a great way of staying in touch with family and friends too. Here is a list of the useful apps that you should know about.

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Planning a perfect holiday for a mobility scooter user

Planning a perfect holiday for a mobility scooter user isn’t as daunting as it sounds. People often find themselves stressed with the amount of planning that goes into a holiday abroad or even at home, but when it comes to going away with your mobility scooter, you will have nothing to worry about.

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Your guide to an accessible workout

elderly man working out in wheelchair

Getting fit can be a struggle for anybody, but it gets even more difficult when you are challenged by your mobility. There are hundreds of diet and exercise tips floating around however, there are much fewer resources out there for advice on accessible workouts. With that in mind, this article will be a good starting point for information about accessible workouts and exercises.

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How to avoid loneliness in older age

Lonely older woman

Loneliness can impact us all, and most of us that are honest with ourselves will admit to having suffered from it at one point or another. Loneliness is also particularly prevalent in the older population, turning what should be the golden years of one’s life into something far more morose.

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How to beat the winter blues

Elderly couple

Winter can be a difficult time, particularly for those with limited mobility. With fewer hours of daylight and plummeting temperatures, it’s often a struggle to find the motivation to spend time outdoors, which can have a negative impact on many areas of your life.

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Things to look forward to in 2018

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As we spend so much time getting excited about Christmas, going into the New Year can be somewhat underwhelming.

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Accessible festivals for mobility scooter users

Colourful festival in a field

Mobility problems shouldn’t stop you from doing what you love, whether it be travelling the world, being creative or visiting a music festival.

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Accessible days out for art enthusiasts

York Art Gallery

From the iconic sculptures of Henry Moore to the Baroque masterpieces at Dulwich Picture Gallery, the UK is full of exciting art attractions for mobility scooter users.

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Conservative MP who dismissed disabled woman on TV is promoted

Disability icon parking

A Conservative MP who dismissed a disabled woman during a live TV debate has been appointed as a government minister.

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What happens when you change the disabled icon?

Disabled icon

When anybody mentions the disabled icon, we all conjure up the recognisable white and blue symbol.

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