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Key topics

  • Conditions and illnesses

    Information and advice about conditions and illnesses which may affect us as we get older.
  • Healthy eating

    Eating a healthy diet doesn't have to be difficult or expensive - follow our simple advice
  • Fitness and exercise

    Want to improve your fitness but don't know where to start? Find out what exercise might suit you.
  • Mind and body

    Information about ageing happily and healthily, and tips on keeping your mind and body healthy.
  • Relationships and family

    As you get older your relationships carry more meaning and you may begin to lose life-long friends.
  • We need warm homes

    Each winter, 1 older person dies needlessly every 7 minutes from the cold. If you’re appalled by these statistics, please email your MP.
  • Your healthcare rights

    This section explains all your rights with regard to receiving adequate healthcare.

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