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I’ve found that when I watch TV, I watch it usually with the wrong people because they talk over what is happening and then ask me what is going on. 150 more words

1 Year

Too old? Nah!

Some months back I was working on a courseĀ alongside another trainer. It was for a major client who usually likes to have two trainers as group sizes tend to be quite large. 234 more words


Promising approaches to reducing isolation and loneliness in later life

New guidance written by Age UK and the Campaign to End Loneliness highlights some promising practice to reducing isolation among older people, including case studies from across the UK. 8 more words

Evidence & Policy

Dementia Friends in The Walled Gardens of Cannington Tea rooms

It was lovely to hear from Hayleigh at the Walled Gardens tea rooms today, about how attending a Dementia Friends Information session that I had run had changed her families approach to visiting granddad who has Dementia. 87 more words

Later Life

Were You "Popular" in School? The Answer Could Tell You Something About Your Health

Think back to sixth grade. Did you consider yourself a “cool” kid? According to researchers, the answer might tell you something about your health…

One of the biggest regrets I have from my teen years was letting myself enter into the popularity rat race. 379 more words


Did You Get Good Grades in High School? What Your Past Report Cards May Mean for Your Health Now

Were you a straight-A student in high school or more of a slacker? Interestingly, the grades you got when you were a teenager may tell you something about your health later in life … 193 more words

Pain Management

Ad of the Day: Afraid of Growing Old? This Beautiful Ad Could Help You Embrace It Sir Christopher Lee narrates British PSA By Rebecca Cullers | AdWeek (19 March 2014)

Getting old isn’t the worst thing in the world.

In our youth-obsessed culture, that’s actually a provocative statement, and it’s one that’s made in quite moving fashion by ad agency Karmarama in this commercial for Age U.K., a British advocacy group for older people.

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Old Age