Looking after your mind and body

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13 ways to stay healthy

Follow our top 10 tips for ageing better

Life-saving health checks

By undergoing routine health checks, which take just minutes to perform, you can spot any problems in the early stages when they are easier to treat.

A man having his blood pressure checked.


Better hearing

Like many people, you might find it harder to hear as you get older. Gradual hearing loss is a natural part of ageing although you may not notice it until you are in your 60s or 70s

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Better sight

As we grow older, our sight tends to change naturally, so that almost everyone over the age of 65 needs to wear glasses. Regular eye tests and suitable glasses will increase the chances of your sight remaining good.
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Fitter feet

Looking after your feet is one of the most important aspects of personal health care, whatever your age. During your lifetime, your feet could walk the equivalent of four times around the world! To make sure that your feet stay fit, you need to look after them, keeping them clean, warm and well supported.
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We are grateful for the generous support of Dr Naim Dangoor CBE
and The Exilarch's Foundation

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