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Conditions and illnesses

  • Cancer

    More than 1 in 3 people will get some type of cancer during their lifetime. Get advice on diagnosis and treatment, and help and support.
  • Dementia

    The symptoms of dementia may progress slowly and can cause confusion. Find out about diagnosis and treatment.
  • Stroke and TIAs

    Stroke is the third most common cause of death after heart disease and cancer. Find out how to recognise the symptoms.
  • Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis usually affects older people and is more common in women. Over a third of women and 1 in 5 men aged 50 or over will break a bone due to osteoporosis.

Call the Age Scotland Helpline

0800 12 44 222 0800 12 44 222


Recognising symptoms of depression, and seeking depression help early on can increase your chances of coping. Helping improve how you feel and promoting a lasting recovery.