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Looking after your mind and body

  • Healthy living

    Information and advice on all aspects of living a healthy life, including staying active and mental wellbeing.
  • How to be body confident

    As we grow older our bodies change and and it's sometimes hard to feel confident about how we look.
  • Life-saving health tests

    By undergoing routine health checks, you can spot any problems in the early stages when they are easier to treat.
  • 5 tips to boost your mood

    We asked psychologist Susan Quilliam for her top 5 tips on how to lift your spirits.
  • Sexual health

    According to the most recent scientific study, rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among older people doubled in the past decade.
  • Winter health

    Cold weather causes a massive increase in associated health problems. Find out how to take care of yourself during the colder months.
  • Eye health

    Information about sight tests, choosing glasses, registering as blind and practical tips to improve lighting in your home.
  • Loneliness

    Loneliness can define our lives and harm our health. Get advice and support to improve your situation.

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We are grateful for the generous support of the late Sir Naim Dangoor, CBE, and the Exilarch's Foundation.