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