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Elderly Care
image shows two older people smiling to illustrate a blog post about garden pods
Garden pods, often referred to as granny annexes, provide an ideal solution for older people wanting to downsize their homes and live closer to family members. But what is a garden pod, what are the benefits for elderly people and how do you start the journey to building one? Read on to find out. What...
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image shows a iHUS granny annexe or garden annexe
Living in a garden annexe might seem a strange idea to some people – especially those more familiar with garden buildings being used as summer houses or home offices. But a cosy garden annexe makes the perfect home, especially for an older person or couple; this is why garden annexes are often referred to as...
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title graphic for blog by iHus on superfoods for seniors
If you are lucky enough to still be living independently, or are perhaps caring for a parent, you might be looking for food that is both delicious and will keep seniors healthy and sprightly. Have a look here at our suggestions for superfoods for seniors to put the spring back in your step.
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title graphic for blog by iHus on How To Talk About Care Options With Your Parents
There reaches a time in most of our lives when it is time to talk to about care options with your parent or parents. It might be that you have noticed one parent becoming less independent, or maybe they are having more little incidents around the home. Whatever your motivation for thinking it is time...
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blog header image from iHUS talking about elderly care in a granny annexe
Elderly care is considered to be in a bit of a crisis in the UK; many elderly people either don’t want to go into residential homes, they or their families can’t afford the costs, or, they cannot find a suitable placement. Having some sense of independence and dignity is important for an elderly person, that’s...
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header image for iHUS blog about annexes for couples
As tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and love is in the air, we thought we would explore some of our granny annexes for couples.  Young or old, romance never dies, and we guarantee that any couple could live quite happily in most of our granny annexes. Are Granny Annexes Big Enough for Couples? You might be...
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image header for iHUS blog about granny annexe layout
Your granny annexe layout needs to maximise living space and make life easier – considering the smaller overall footprint of the building. A tall order but we here at iHUS we have designed our annexes to meet and exceed these expectations.
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image shows two older people living independently
Living in a granny annexe may seem daunting to some people. Especially elderly people who don’t want to sacrifice privacy and independence. It can be difficult to accept that you need help and are basically living in your child’s back garden – but it doesn’t have to feel that way. Living in a granny annexe...
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blog header image for a blog about granny annexe features
Choosing the right granny annexe features is an important part of your project. Features can be split into two categories – practical and personal. Practical granny annexe features will make your life easier and should be chosen with your needs in mind, age for example. Personal features include things that aren’t essential but that you...
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caring for over 65 granny annexe
We see hundreds of people every year looking to help their elderly parents downsize to an annexe in their garden. The number one reason we see driving the decision to switch to annexe living with family members nearby is loneliness. Secondary to that is of course anticipating that elderly care may be required at some time in...
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