Homecare Blog

Stroke – what you should know

Did you know that one in six people will have a stroke at some time in their life?   Most are over 65, but stroke can strike at any age. Even young people and children can be affected. It’s a … Read More

healthy eating for older adults

Healthy Eating for Older Adults

As you get older, it’s important you continue to eat well. A good diet can help you manage conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. The body becomes less efficient at absorbing and using many … Read More

6 Way To Reduce The Risk of Falls in the Home

Most common causes of falls within the home can be easily prevented by creating a safe living space. This does not mean you need to make a complete change to your home but rather a few basic changes.  Remove any … Read More

Adapting your home for a loved one with Alzheimer’s

Over 64,000 people are currently living with dementia in Ireland and this number is expected to almost double over the next 15 years, to 113,000 in 2036. Many care facilities can support the needs of many seniors with dementia, but … Read More

The Science of Health and Happiness

The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (RCSI) is currently running a free 10 week online Public Course called The Science of Health and Happiness.    This is a practical course, consisting of 10 pre-recorded online lectures, presented at a … Read More

COVID19: Coping with re-entry anxiety

After a long, hard winter in lockdown in Ireland, there’s now a lot of hope that we can start to get back to socialising and enjoying some of our most-missed activities as restrictions ease. But for many people this easing … Read More


Fitline is the National Sport and Physical Activity Programme for Older People.  It is run by Age and Opportunity and Supported by HSE and Sport Ireland. Some find it easy to be physically active but for others it’s not so … Read More

March in the Garden

March in the Garden is a month of real change.  There is a saying “March many weathers”, but certainly by the second half  of March it feels like we are out of Winter and into Spring Below are some tips … Read More