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Still supporting our elderly and vulnerable through the lockdown and beyond!

Seniors Helping Seniors has happily continued to support our elderly and its carers throughout the lockdown whilst following the developing Government guidelines.
Lets find a way…. Our carers have become very creative, one lady has been visiting her local hairdresser weekly for 40 years, to fill the void her carer washed and styled her hair then […]

Help to support our elderly at their own homes!! elderly care service

Social care is provided by local authorities, whose grants from central government have decreased. Spending by local councils on social care for the elderly is falling every year too.

Many care home funding is then met privately. Care homes aiming at wealthy pensioners are doing well. However, some care homes are refusing to look after government-funded […]

Slow cooked Minestrone Soup

This is a wonderful home cooked soup. So good for you and so tasty. It’s another perfect recipe for the slow cooker. This recipe will make 4-6 servings and it is suitable to re-heat once, so reduce the ingredients rather than waste.

It is a very forgiving recipe so you can change it to suit your […]

Slow cooked Lancashire Hot Pot

 

Ingredients

750g boneless leg of lamb, diced (1.5 to 2lbs)
50g plain flour (2 ounces)
2 onions, sliced
2 sticks celery, sliced
1 carrot, cubed
100g swede, cubed (3 ounces)
30ml dry sherry (1.5 tablespoons)
1/2 teaspoon prepared English mustard
1 large pinch ground nutmeg
3 bay leaves
1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
400ml beef stock (3/4 pint)
3 cloves garlic, minced
Salt and pepper, […]

Believe in the power of food

Home cooked meals help the elderly
The whole mealtime experience is one of the most important contributions to an elderly person’s health and happiness.

Gone off food? Can’t be bothered? Eating badly? Has someone said the kitchen is not a safe place anymore? 

There is no need to give up.  Firstly we recommend slow cookers because they are […]

Post Office Card Account

by CARON on FEBRUARY 6, 2016

The Post Office Card Account to remain until 2021
Two million people per week collect their pension using this card, yet did you know this service was due to cease in March 2015 ?

Now, thanks to a new deal struck with the Post Office, people will be able to continue using this service until 2021. […]

Food for thought

by CARON on JANUARY 31, 2016

 

We all love good food don’t we ?
The smell of a delicious meal cooking tempting the taste buds and stimulating the appetite. I have previously written about cooking for the elderly and how to encourage someone elderly to eat well who has lost their appetite.

I had the prime example of an elderly person […]

Caron Cares – Advice And Information For Anyone Caring For The Elderly

Advice And Information For Anyone Caring For The Elderly
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