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Spreading Christmas Cheer

For a number of reasons, Christmas may not be the joyful holiday for older people it is made out to be in film and TV. Loneliness, mobility restrictions and disability may impact on an older persons’ ability to join in with on the Christmas celebrations. Here are a few ideas …

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Tackling loneliness this Christmas

Chronic loneliness is not only horrible to experience day in, day out, it can also have a devastating impact on an older person’s mental and physical health. Studies show that about 10% of those over the age of 65 who live alone experience chronic loneliness. Living in isolation and loneliness …

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CEA’S top tip series: Road Trip

With the busy holiday season just around the corner, it’s an expensive time of year but CEA’s top tips can make all the difference. Unplug before you go on holiday If you’re jetting off on a holiday this Christmas make sure you turn off all your appliances as well as …

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CEA’S top tip series: Christmas

With the busy holiday season just around the corner, it’s an expensive time of year but CEA’s top tips can make all the difference. Limit the Time Lights are on We can all get a bit carried away in the spirit of Christmas by leaving our Christmas lights on for …

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‘Tis the season to be connecting

It is December! The silly season has officially arrived and the countdown is definately on to Christmas. For many, Christmas is a time to catch up with family and friends. However, that is sometimes a difficult thing to do as family and friends move towns and cities, and sometimes even …

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Festive Fun

Christmas is a time of year that can be very lonely for the elderly. Often there might be a token visit to older relatives before family rush off to spend time at the beach or doing their own thing. This sense of abandonment and isolation is one of the causes …

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Put your Feet Up and Enjoy a Fun Game

Are you enjoying the pre-Christmas preparations, or do you find it all too much?  Amongst the demands of special events, preparations, baking, gift purchasing, rich food and all the trappings of the season, it is important to your well-being that you can sit back, relax, and find enjoyment in a …

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Turkey Treats

On the first day of Christmas my truelove said to me, ” I’m glad we bought a big Turkey and a pretty Christmas tree.” On the second day of Christmas much laughter could be heard, As we tucked into our Turkey, a most delicious bird. On the third day we …

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