Posts Tagged‘family’

Gift Ideas for Your Grandchild

Buying treats for your grandchildren whether for a special occasion, or simply just because, is one of the perks of being a grandparent. You get to spend time spoiling and indulging these little people that your own children created, without all of the responsibilities that parenting once brought. Buying suitable and age-related gifts can help them to develop their skills, and even sometimes take some of the financial pressures off of your own adult children. Younger Children Buying items for younger children doesn’t need to be expensive, considering the rate at which toddlers grow out of old items and move…

3 Things to Consider When You’re Planning Your Retirement

Regardless of what age you are, it’s never too early to start planning your retirement. When you give up work, you have the opportunity to live your dreams and spend your time doing the things you love. However, you’ll only be able to live you dream lifestyle if you’ve prepared effectively. With this in mind, take a look at three critical things you need to consider when planning your retirement: 1. Finances When you’re no longer working, you won’t have a regular income to rely on, which means you need to calculate your financial needs in advance. Paying into a…

4 Tips on Caring for Elderly Parents

Even though people are living longer than ever before, aging comes with its challenges. From cognition disorders to physical limitations, your elderly loved ones will benefit from your daily assistance. If you plan on caring for elderly parents now or in the future, take a look at this guide—we’ve included some helpful tips to get you well-prepared. 1. Make Their Home Accessible One of the best changes you can make for your elderly parent’s home involves making it more accessible. If your elderly parents require a wheelchair, adding ramps to the inside and outside of their home will make their…

Is Your Parent the Next Identity Theft Victim?

When you have a parent or parents who are senior citizens, you no doubt worry about them as they get older. With that in mind, it is important to look out for them in many different ways. Sure, you may well be most concerned with their healthcare needs. That said there are other areas of concern that should get equal attention. So, could your parent be the next identity theft victim? Or will they suffer an injury while behind the wheel? Could they end up being the victim of a home break-in? Yes, you have things to have concern about…

How to Support Your Family Member With Cancer

Last year my Mum was diagnosed with breast cancer and as  part of her treatment she had to have a breast cancer lumpectomy which saw the doctors remove the tumor and part of her breast in the hope of stopping it in its tracks. The whole ordeal was very difficult for the whole family and thankfully she went in to remission around 2 months ago. I know for a fact that none of us could have got through this without the support of one another and if you have someone in your family who is suffering from this awful disease,…