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Signs of a stroke
April 28, 2021

How to spot the signs of a stroke

Strokes can occur suddenly, without warning. Learn to recognise the warning signs of a stroke and get medical attention as soon as possible.

Lady with sciatica sleeping
April 13, 2021

3 tips for sleeping well when you have Sciatica or lower back pain

Do you find your sciatica or lower back pain is keeping you up at night? Read our top tips for sleeping comfortably through the night.

What is a pulse oximeter and should you have one?
February 10, 2021

What is a pulse oximeter and should you have one?

If you are wondering what a pulse oximeter is and whether you should have one, this short guide will answer your questions.

How to stay active during lockdown
February 1, 2021

How to stay active during lockdown

Physiotherapist Nancy Farmer offers expert advice for older adults on how to stay active during lockdown.

Older man and woman doing yoga exercise at home
January 6, 2021

What are the benefits of exercise for older adults?

Exercise has so many benefits, but what are its benefits for older adults, particularly those over the age of 60?

Older couple walking outdoors
December 11, 2020

Is it worth buying a fitness tracker?

Fitness trackers can be useful to anyone, no matter their age or fitness levels. They can provide information around your heart rate, blood pressure and more.

Elderly father and mother at home
November 14, 2020

How to prevent slips, trips and falls

Download our falls prevention guide for useful tips and advice to keep you or your loved ones safe in their home.

Young boy with grandad walking
November 6, 2020

How to live alone and be happy

The thought of living alone can be a daunting one, but there are ways you can live alone and be happy.