How our care home has adapted to the coronavirus outbreak

The current situation we find ourselves in is unprecedented, and everyone has needed to make significant changes to their daily lives. Across UK care homes, more strict measures have been put in place to prevent the spread of the virus and protect the elderly who are most at risk.

What you need to know about coronavirus and the elderly

Anybody can catch coronavirus but older people and those with underlying health conditions, such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease, are more likely to develop severe symptoms. So, the carers at Primrose Lodge Weymouth have put together this helpful guide to ensure you know how you can help stop yourself from getting and spreading the virus.

10 Alternative ways to keep active in old age

Everybody knows exercising is essential to maintaining a healthy body and mind in older age, but if hitting the gym isn’t for you, why not try one (or more) of our top 10 alternative and fun ways to keep active? 

Searching for a Weymouth care home – the checklist

Looking for a care home is a big decision, so to help make it a little easier, we’ve put together a simple checklist for details you should be on the look out for. 

Why the high street needs to stop ignoring over-65s

The recently published results from a think tank hosted by International Longevity Centre (ILC) have revealed that the spending and working potential of people aged 65+ is being ignored. 

How to spot signs of loneliness at Christmas

Christmas is a time when merriment, family get-togethers and parties with friends is high on many people’s agenda, but did you know that this year, thousands of older adults will spend it alone?

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