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How Older People Can Stay Busy When Self-Isolating or Socially Distancing

The outbreak of the coronavirus means many older people are choosing to protect their wellbeing by temporarily self-isolating. It is really important to look after your mental health and keep connected with others when doing so.

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Pet Therapy for Older People: Urban myth or powerful treatment?

Anyone who has ever owned a pet will know the awesome power of their company. For most, it often feels as if even the gloomiest of days can be perked up by the unconditional love of a loyal family pet.

Yet are these supposed positive effects backed-up by scientific research or is it just another urban myth? And, if there are proven benefits, can pet therapy be used to support care of older people?

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An Easy, Tasty Diabetic Meal Plan for Retirees

Living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes usually requires care that is universal to all age groups. However, some people may find that there are specific changes that occur as they get older that affect their diabetes. This means that sometimes, recommendations around creating a suitable diabetic meal plan for older people can vary from more general advice.

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Miniature Pony is Mane Event at Sunrise of Guildford Care Home

Sunrise of Guildford care home hosted an extra-special visitor last week. Miniature pony, Christmas Pudding, delighted all residents with her presence and all had a wonderful time.

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Sunrise of Hale Barns Launches New Group to Improve Residents' Digital Literacy and Tackle Loneliness

Sunrise of Hale Barns, a local care home providing personalised dementia care and assisted living in Altrincham, has launched a ‘Silver Surfers Group’ with the aim of improving residents' digital literacy and to tackle loneliness amongst older people in the area.

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Sunrise of Cardiff Resident Sells Book of Poems in Her Late Husband’s Memory to Raise Money for Alzheimer’s Society

Val Dewey, a resident at Sunrise of Cardiff, has released a book filled with poems she has written - alongside illustrations, and all proceeds of the sale will go to the Alzheimer’s Society.

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How to Find the Right Care Home

A care home should always be a happy and comfortable place to live and, overall, a place that feels like home.

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Sunrise Senior Living UK Trials Social Care Recruitment App ‘Florence'

Sunrise UK has recently implemented the innovative tech-based social care recruitment app ‘Florence’ on a three-month trial basis.

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