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Every Second Counts

Low-intensity exercise like walking for a minute at a time can cut blood pressure and even housework and gardening chores can add years to your life. 178 more words

Fitness News

Taking a personalised approach to exercise

This book expands the role of the fitness professional from simple exercise prescription to include activity counselling, design modification, exercise demonstration, functionally integrated exercise, injury prevention and follow-up monitoring. 37 more words

Fitness News

United against Dementia

Saturday 7th February was a special day for Leeds Dementia Action Alliance as Leeds United were unveiled as the newest member of the Alliance.

(Pictured, Maggie Graham – Leeds Dementia Action Alliance, Cllr Adam Ogilvie – council lead for Adult Social Care,  Paul Forbes – Leeds United Foundation, Mick Ward – Head of commissioning, Adult Social Care and Alan Scorfield -Leeds United Foundation Senior Executive Officer) 618 more words

Working Together

Silver City Surfers - "The Internet is for everyone"

In our guest blog from Silver City Surfers, we find out about their work to get older people computer using computers and going online in Aberdeen & the North East of Scotland. 665 more words

Around Scotland

Dignity in Care

Dame Joan Bakewell, Dignity in Care Ambassador said:

“Dignity Action Day highlights a more respectful way of behaving towards vulnerable people. The very old and the very young clearly need our respect, but it wouldn’t do any harm to spread the dignity message across the population then we can all benefit.” 1,471 more words

Health And Wellbeing

"Looking After You" - January's Hot Tips

Our free calendar “Hot Tips” aims to ensure everyone in Scotland knows about the organisations and services available to them, and how to make the most of later life. 476 more words

Around Scotland

A Step But, in Which Direction?

Roots and Romance kicked off with a short spin at the Wereld Cafe last Tuesday.  Between then and now a number of other very interesting things have popped up, one of which is the start up of the Vanishing Pirates newsletter “Ship’s Log”.   138 more words

Self Development