Category Archives: Public Sector

HOW TO SUPPORT THE ELDERLY IN WINTER

Every year, about 20,000 more people aged over 65 die in the winter months compared to at other times of the year. As we get older, it’s no secret that our bodies respond differently to the cold and that this can leave us more vulnerable to the elements. Keeping warm both inside and outside your…
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WHY WE NEED PURPLE TUESDAY – THE DISABLED SHOPPER AWARENESS DAY

Here at AGA, we’re passionate about accessibility and many of our services aim to help maintain people’s independence in their own home, that’s why we were delighted to see the success of the UK’s first accessible shopping day on Tuesday, 13thNovember. Purple Tuesday is a national day dedicated to raising awareness and promoting the shopping…
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Could a combination of old and young make a difference to both lives?

Interaction between older and younger generations is undoubtedly therapeutic and beneficial to both, and Intergenerational care that brings the old and young together has been evidenced and experimented by many across the care industry here and overseas.  A television programme filmed in Wales took young children to spend time with elderly users of a day…
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