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Source : Age Cymru
Published on 15 November 2011 12:30 PM
Wales's over-60s can get a free checklist to help them keep well, safe and warm over the winter months.
The Keep Well this Winter campaign has produced the checklist to give older people advice on staying well, safe and warm over the winter.
Keep Well this Winter is a Welsh Government campaign run by Age Cymru.
Joanne Bass, the Age Cymru Keep Well this Winter Coordinator says:
“Older people need to look after their health during the winter months and the Keep Well This Winter campaign aims to provide help and advice to help them do just that.
“The tips we’ve published on our winter checklist are some of the best ways you’ll find to keep your home warm, keep on top of the bills and stay healthy.
“The checklist is a free bilingual guide that will give you advice on keeping well, keeping safe and keeping warm.
“You can get a copy of it from Age Cymru shops and our local partners across the country.”
The Keep Well this Winter Checklist features advice on the following:
• Annual flu jab;• Healthy diet;• Keeping active;• Health worries;• Medicines management;• Avoiding slips and trips;• Home security;• Fire safety;• Heating;• Energy efficiency;• Benefit entitlements;• Saving money on energy bills;• Gas safety;
The checklist has been produced with the support of Western Power Distribution and it is available from the following outlets:
Age Cymru Gwynedd a MônTŷ SeiontFfordd Santes HelenCaernarfonLL55 2YA(01286) 678310
Age Cymru Bangor 299 High Street Bangor LL57 1UL(01248) 354 178,
Age Cymru Colwyn Bay 1-5 Abergele Road Colwyn Bay LL29 7RS (01492) 535 567
Age Cymru Rhyl3 Bodfor Street RhylLL18 1AS(01745) 360 282
Age Cymru Rhyl77 High StreetRhylLL18 1TH
Age Cymru Shotton63 Chester Road WestShottonDeesideCH5 1BZ(01244) 836 850
Age Cymru Mold 28 High StreetMold CH7 1AZ(01352) 700 067
Age Cymru Wrexham5a Trinity StreetWrexhamLL11 1NH(01978) 311 337
Age Cymru Ceredigion(Aberystwyth office)1A The Old Welsh SchoolAlexandra RoadAberystwythSY23 1LF (01970) 615 151
Age Cymru Ceredigion(Cardigan office) 38 PendreCardiganSA43 1JS(01239) 615 777
Age Concern PowysCrown Building, 11b Broad Street, Builth Wells, Powys LD2 3AE(01982) 553 436
Age Cymru Sir Gâr8 Murray StreetLlanelliCarmarthenshireSA1 5 1DZ(01554) 784 080 Age Cymru Swansea BaySun Alliance House166/167 St Helen's RoadSwanseaSA1 4DQ (01792) 648 866
Age Cymru Afan NêddDay centreRiverside WalkPort TalbotSA13 1PH(01639) 892211 or 895202
Age Cymru Porthcawl37 John StreetPorthcawlCF36 3AP(01656) 782 372
Age Cymru Enterprises Limited Pontypridd25 Taff StreetPontypriddCF37 4UA0800 65 29 221
Age Cymru Enterprises Limited Cardiff58 Merthyr RoadWhitchurchCF14 1DJ0800 652 9220
Age Cymru Gwent12 Baneswell RoadNewportNP20 4BP(01633) 763 330.
Age Cymru MonmouthUnit 4Oldway CentreMonmouthNP25 3PS(01600) 715 976
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