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Join us in celebrating International Day of Older People 2016

By 2020, half of our UK population will be aged 50 or over.  As people have a better quality of living, it also means longer lives.  1,331 more words


Celebrating National Dementia Carers Day

It is estimated that there are 670,000 people caring for someone with dementia in the UK.
Caring for a loved one with dementia poses many challenges for families and caregivers. 441 more words


Living active, living well

Jim Ferguson’s life was completely changed when he became more active. He met with our Chief Executive Brian Sloan to spread the word about how getting active can improve your quality of life, even for those living with a chronic condition.  386 more words

Older People

You’ve got a "Befriender" in me with Otley Action for Older People

Did you know that there was an International Friendship day, dedicated to the bond of friendship and companionship and celebrated on the first Sunday of August every year?  1,297 more words


Doctor-assisted suicide is gradually becoming lawful in America

Assisted suicide refers to suicide committed with the aid of another person, sometimes a physician and is becoming more common and lawful in America. On June 9th,  595 more words


ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities 4th Edition

ACSM’s Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities presents a framework for optimising patients’ functionality by keeping them physically active.

This updated edition finds common ground between medical and exercise professionals, that creates a more collaborative approach to patient care. 108 more words

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An apple a day keeps the dentist away - part of Nutrition and Hydration week

Derek Johnson, Principal Catering Manager, Community Meals Leeds gives us some food for thought as he discusses  how people are getting involved in Nutrition and Hydration Week… 523 more words