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All of the items listed on this page are articles of interest to Carers. To read an article click on the title or the read more link at the end of the summary for each item.

Number of carers over 65 rises by 16%

Millions of older people are caring for frail and unwell relatives due to serious under funding in social care, according to a leading charity. Age UK says the number of over 65s caring for loved ones has risen by 16 per cent in the past five years. New figures found...

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Eligible for carer’s credit?

Up to 200,000 people are putting their state pension in jeopardy by not claiming carer's credit – a benefit that plugs gaps in your national insurance record when you're not able to work because you're caring for someone. Carer's credit is not a typical benefit, as...

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Care homes – your questions answered

Moving a relative or friend who has dementia into a care home is emotional for everyone involved. It’s a difficult decision to make, as is being assured that it’s the right time, or if the care home you’ve chosen is the best one. We’re often asked about care homes, so...

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Caregiver Stress Check

Caregiving can be stressful. Get the help you need. Are you a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia? Do you feel overwhelmed? You may be putting your own health at risk. Take our Caregiver Stress Check and get resources that can help. Alzheimer's...

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This service is a structured group session for people with a diagnosis of dementia and their carers to meet regularly and actively participate in singing in an enjoyable environment. Refreshments are provided. For people who would like to come to the group for the...

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If you are a carer for someone with dementia and you would like to meet with other carers for support; please come along to one of the following Alzheimer's Society monthly groups facilitated by a trained member of staff: Amersham Amersham Free Church, Woodside...

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Join us for activities such as crafts, exercise and games followed by light refreshments and information and support: Aylesbury The Salvation Army, Meadow Way, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1XS. First Tuesday of the month: 10.15 – 12pm 3 Oct, 7 Nov, 5 Dec Chesham Chesham...

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Digital Resource for Carers

Carers UK has developed a number of digital products and online resources designed to support people who care for a loved one. We would like to invite you to use our digital resources and then provide us with your feedback by completing an online survey. When using...

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