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Posted: Mar 03, 2015 by Admin - Acorn Stairlifts UK & filed under Retirement

As Britain's population ages, so does the number of drivers aged 65 and over - indeed, according to statistics from the AA, in the year 2030 nearly 90% of men over 70 will be driving. The freedom to drive a car is of huge importance to older people because it increases personal independence - but how long can you safely drive for, and what advice is available for drivers over the age of 65?


Posted: Feb 11, 2015 by Admin - Acorn Stairlifts UK & filed under Tips and Advice

In today's tech-filled world, we take online access for granted - it's easy to forget that it's only in the last 20 years or so that we've become so digitally literate. The older generation often find themselves left behind, and statistics from 2013 show that 45% of those aged 75 or over have never used the internet.