Following on from last week’s post about Age UK and the BIG knit this week we bring more knitting news. During Dementia awareness week the BBC covered a story on Cannula Sleeves a simple solution for dementia patients. (more…)
Age UK and Innocent
Every year over a million tiny hats are knitted by knitters across the country. These tiny hats placed on top of the Innocent Smoothie drinks are cute and collectible. For every Innocent Smoothie purchased with a tiny hat Age UK gets a 25p donation to help them be there for older people. (more…)
According to the Blue Badge Protection Company, thefts of Blue Badges have risen SIXFOLD since 2013. They are up 45% in the last year alone.
Blue badges are crucial to those who need them allowing them to park closer to shops and amenities. It permits them to park in larger spaces that allow for wheelchair transfers making it easier and more enjoyable to travel. (more…)
May the 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. Fibromyalgia is one of those hidden illnesses, there is nothing to tell you one person has it over another. However, the pain and fatigue for someone living with Fibro is very real! (more…)
Myliferaft is another technology we discovered at Naidex this year we were so impressed by the app we had to share it with you. It was created by Nicola Murgatroyd whose daughter, Faith had Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. (more…)