Why Is Weymouth a Good Place to Live for the Elderly?

Weymouth is a bustling seaside town nestled in a sheltered bay where the River Wey meets the English Channel. Aside from the combined authorities of Bournemouth and Poole, it's the largest town in Dorset.

Bridging the Gap Between Young and Old in Care Homes

In an increasingly age-segregated society, the importance of fostering connections across generations cannot be overstated. Care homes, often seen as the final abode for the elderly, have a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in this endeavour. Intergenerational activities, which bring together the young and the old, are not just heartwarming; they are a necessity for a well-rounded society.

Why is respite care important?

Respite care is an important part of any care plan, as both the caregiver and the care receiver benefit from it. Whether for a few hours or a number of days, incorporating respite care is likely to improve the quality of care given by those providing the care, while also improving the quality of life for those receiving care.

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? 

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