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Senior citizens visit Siegen

“Why should only young people have all the fun?”, a woman at Haus Herbstzeitlos, a centre for senior citizens in Siegen, said to Frances Jones, then councillor for Morley, during a visit in 2001. 408 more words

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Weekend Warrior | Strings that Bind

It is 6.49am on a Friday morning. Most Singaporeans are fast asleep.

6.50am. An alarm rings.

Ms Lok Chee Yun wakes up, while the rest of her family are still sound asleep. 561 more words

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Let’s talk about death - time to say goodbye

As part of Dying Matters week we’re looking at how you can help yourself, your family, your friends and your community.

When someone close to us dies it can be a very stressful and confusing time, whether the death was expected or not. 1,243 more words

Older People

4 Reasons to Keep Up Our Cardio Sessions

Being physically active is often thought as an essential element of a healthy lifestyle. Going to the gym, doing a yoga class, walking the dog. All these activities add up to feeling a sense of well-being. 1,006 more words

#ACTIVEAGE

The World Health Organisation defines active ageing as the “process of optimizing opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance the quality of life as people age.” In our youth-obsessed culture, ageist attitudes are a hurdle to older people gaining access to these opportunities. 167 more words

Piloting the manscape

Image: Freepik

Janette may have thought she had not become a pilot but that isn’t true. She loves life and our community and has piloted so many people through Celtic Festivals, Beach Road upgrades, council initiatives, spinning and all the things we don’t know about. 690 more words

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#ActiveAgeing

The World Health Organisation defines active ageing as the “process of optimizing opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance the quality of life as people age.” In our youth-obsessed culture, ageist attitudes are a hurdle to older people gaining access to these opportunities. 167 more words

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