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Learning about how to ensure our elderly loved ones eat healthily

More than 3 million people in the UK are affected by malnutrition, which can lead to muscle loss, less mobility, slower healing, and longer and more frequent hospital stays. BritMums and a small group of bloggers involved in caring for a loved one attended an Abbott information event and also had the experience of what…

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Encouraging healthy eating in the elderly

BritMums is an advocate for nutritional health if for the elderly working in partnership in a sponsored relationship with Abbott. With an ageing population, this is an important issue the whole community needs to come together to tackle. Learning that 3 million people in the UK are affected by malnutrition is scary but as our…

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Caring: Tips to beat malnutrition in older age

The issue of nutrition is a big issue as those we care about get older. It’s more than about simply eating right. More than 3 million people in the UK are affected by malnutrition, which can lead to muscle loss, less mobility, slower healing, and longer and more frequent hospital stays. Nutrition has real effects for…

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Positively Inspirational: Body beautiful

What a wonderful summer we are having so far! Touch wood, its been sunny almost every day here in Essex and we have been loving spending lazy days out in the garden. The pool is up, the BBQ smoking and the kids have been outside chilling with their friends. In fact, my youngest who is…

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Carers Club: The one-stop shop for unpaid carers

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a club for carers – that too-often invisible army of people who look after others in the community? Our social media editor Kate Davis-Holmes recently joined Virgin Care to work on content for their Carers Club. In this guest post, she tells us about the support Carers Club…

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