As we grow our relationships evolve. Major life changes such as starting a family, separation, bereavement, retirement, or becoming a grandparent, can have a huge impact upon your life. Support is available to help guide you through these changes, to maintain your relationships and find new friendships.
There are loads of great places to visit for food in Newcastle. Some offer discounts for older people or a tailored service such as lunch clubs where you can socialise with other like minded people.
It’s a good idea to think about how you will manage your new financial and legal arrangements when marrying or starting a new civil partnership in later life.
Information and advice for grandparents.
There are many ways that you can keep in touch with friends and family online. Email and Video Chat are very popular (and free) ways to communicate with others.
Information abou tlooking after a friend or relative.
Many people (adults, young carers and children) do not see themselves as carers, but rather as family members or friends, and do not realise that they may be able to get financial and practical help from the City Council, health services and voluntary organisations.
Plan ahead to manage your affairs. There may be a point in your life where you are unable to manage your finances and need someone to do this for you. Or if you care for a family member or friend, you may need to step in to manage their finances and other affairs, if they are unable to do so themselves.
Ways to save money at Christmas, help the environment or a good cause.
You need to take time to decide whether to move in with relatives, as the relationship you have with your family and your own individual circumstances will naturally affect how suitable this option would be for you.
Self care and self management for people with a disability are terms that are used regularly in today’s society, particularly by the NHS and associated health and social care organisations.