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Celebrating International Older People's Day

Infographics courtesy of Office of National Statistics

UK Older People’s Day is on 1 October every year to coincide with the UN International Day of Older Persons. 701 more words

Health And Wellbeing

Sedentary Behaviour – What “sit” all about?

There has been a lot in the news lately about sedentary behaviour and the effect this can have on our health.

Jenny Ackland, one of Age Scotland’s Allied Health Professionals, talks us through the research and why, even with a background in health, she was surprised by just how much of an impact sedentary behaviour can have on our physical and mental wellbeing. 582 more words

Active Ageing

Becoming an 'older person'

We often use the term ‘I feel old’ rather than ‘I am old’. Maybe there’s something telling in how we express our age. But how do we know when we are old and how do we react when people tell us we might be? 1,361 more words

Health And Wellbeing

Stepping back in time with the Care & Repair Memories Reminiscence Library

This week we’ve been shining the spotlight on dementia, taking a closer look at a number of organisations and groups that support people in Leeds. Today’s post comes from Karen Bentley, Memories Outreach Worker for… 679 more words

Health And Wellbeing

Run faster, stronger and longer

Run faster, stronger and longer whilst remaining injury-free, that’s the promise made by Mastering Running

A comprehensive resource for fitness and competitive runners aged 30 and above, … 40 more words

Fitness News

Volunteering at the Commonwealth Games

John Stewart, 69, shares his experience of volunteering at the Commonwealth Games and why he would encourage others to volunteer.

When I was young, men slightly older than me who had enjoyed or endured National Service would offer the advice “never volunteer”. 763 more words

Active Ageing