August 18, 2017
Are you over 65 years old? Do you have issues with memory,
attention, or concentration? You are invited to take part in a research project which involves either a 4-week mindfulness course OR an "Age Well" course run by Dr. Trudi Edginton (Clinical Psychologist).
August 15, 2017
See which are the most accessible venues in Kensington and Chelsea, accessed and rated by Action Disability Kensington & Chelsea's Access Group
August 14, 2017
This initiative provides a space for residents, who are in recovery, to try new activities, access local community groups and improve their general well-being.
August 10, 2017
Midaye Summer Activities is welcoming families to register for any of their programme of fun trips and complimentary therapy days.
August 04, 2017
Diabetes UK wants to hear about the experiences of people from BAME and ethnic minority backgrounds as they put together their new 'Future of Diabetes' report. If you live with diabetes or care for someone who does, please take a few minutes to complete their short survey and make sure your voice is heard.
August 02, 2017
Authorities are warning London residents about people posing as fire safety officers to break into homes after the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
There have been increased reports of people trying to gain access to people's homes on the pretext of testing smoke alarms or saying that they are there to carry out health and safety checks
The latest newsletter from Fulham Good Neighbours, a long-established, local charity, working towards a community where neighbours look out for each other and offer help when it's needed.
Taking part in a book club or language class builds brain strength in old age - but 'brain trainer' games might not help at all.
Regularly stimulating the brain with mental exercises and activities is important for improving brain health and protecting against dementia, a report found.
July 24, 2017
It's the start of the Summer holidays and the new programme of activities for people aged 50+ are out. Check out what is on offer from the major Community Hubs in the three boroughs.
Open Age and Penfold Community Hubs provide a wide range of activities: arts and crafts; fitness and dance; history, reminiscence and philosophy; and day trips to museums, galleries, or to the seaside
July 20, 2017
One in three cases of dementia could potentially be prevented if brain health is improved throughout life by targeting nine risk factors, according to researchers, including staying in education until over the age of 15, reducing high blood pressure, obesity and hearing loss in mid-life (45-65 years old), and reducing smoking, depression, physical inactivity, social isolation and diabetes in later life (over 65 years old).