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Lasting Power of Attorney

Lasting Power of Attorney

How Lasting Power of Attorney helps you care for an elderly relative As we all live longer and society ages, it’s not just children of the family who need care. Many more people now have elderly relatives becoming incapable of looking after themselves. Today’s sponsored post from the Director of Balcombe Care Homes highlights the […]

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Working in the garden with your husband

Working in the garden with your husband

Maria Varallo used to work in the house. And her husband Kris worked in the shed. Now she’s moved into the shed too. So how’s it going? I used to work in the house and Kris my husband worked down the garden in the office, which worked well until the whole downstairs of house needed […]

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Different levels of care for elderly relatives

Different levels of care for elderly relatives

Working from home can alleviate pressure for those who need to care for elderly relatives. Today’s sponsored post by Balcombe Care Homes takes a look at the types of care typically needed by the older generation. Caring can come in many different forms. The first level of care for elderly relatives is usually for a […]

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Juggling work and family

Juggling work and family

Home working mum Sarah Cruickshank is back! In today’s guest post she looks at how juggling work and family changes over all the stages from babyhood to teenage: As I sit here writing this post about juggling work and family commitments my 14-year old son is snuggled up in his bed suffering from some nasty […]

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Caring for the elderly while working from home

Caring for the elderly while working from home

Last year I wrote about my own personal challenges of looking after elderly parents from a distance. At A’s blogging workshop earlier this week it emerged that everyone attending was caring for the elderly in some way. And one attendee is coping with three elderly relatives in different locations around the UK! This is an […]

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