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Autumn Care: 5 Tips For Staying Healthy

When we think of autumn, falling leaves and orange sunsets spring to mind. Unfortunately, there is another trait we cannot shake – cold and flu season. As the cold weather drives us inside, the constant proximity to others increases our chance of illness. To avoid getting sick and missing out... more

Caregiver Burnout Is Real. Here’s How Professional Caretakers Deal With It.

Most of my days as a full-time nanny started out the same way: I would get up, shower, get coffee and head out the door. I’d get to work, enter the family’s home through the garage and I’d be greeted by kids, most likely still in their pyjamas on the... more

Autumn Care: How To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home

The orange veil of autumn is descending, bringing with it picturesque sunsets, cosy firesides and crunchy leaves. However, we mustn’t forget what is lurking under the bed of fallen foliage!  While autumn is undoubtedly the most beautiful of seasons, it does have its inevitable drawbacks -- namely, spiders. Finding the... more

7 Awesome Activities For Elderly People This Autumn

Participating in activities can have a positive effect on elderly people’s memory, physical health and social relationships. But, as the cold weather creeps in, it can become more difficult to stay active. To prevent inactivity and boredom, here are 7 activities for older people to take part in this autumn. 1... more

6 Common Dementia Behaviours And How To Manage Them

Confusion is commonly associated with dementia, but these other behaviours are also signs that a loved one may be experiencing memory loss. When someone is diagnosed with dementia, they typically begin to exhibit common dementia behaviours. You may first notice that your loved one sometimes forgets words or loses things, but still mostly... more

Beat The Weather With These 10 Autumn Gardening Tasks

Prepare your garden, flower beds and plants for the upcoming cold with this autumn checklist. Take advantage of the mild autumn weather and tackle some landscaping tasks that need to be finished before winter arrives. By completing these tasks now, you will be able to jump right in when spring arrives.  Get the whole... more

How Not To Tell Your Manager You’re Pregnant

11 tips for handling the scary “I’m pregnant!” conversation with your employer.  The day you find out you're pregnant may be the best day of your life. Then you get the joy of sharing the exciting news with the people in your life: your partner, your parents... more

Find Your Florida: What Are The Top Cities To Retire To In The Uk?

From swimming pools to sunshine hours; Care.com discovers the cities offering senior citizens a Florida lifestyle right here in the UK.  With more people than ever living in to their eighties and even nineties, the UK is undeniably an ageing population.  But where is the best place in... more