March 09, 2016
People over 40 in England are to be given more information about dementia to help improve early diagnosis of the condition, the health secretary said.
During their free NHS health check, patients will be told when they should report memory problems to their GP.
March 06, 2016
A new campaign to support you making good choices about health and wellbeing, and to help prevent diseases later in life.
March 04, 2016
Speakeasy is a newsletter produced by Different Voices, an inpatient mental health user involvement initiative at The Advocacy Project.
Ovarian Cancer Action fears too many mothers are putting work and family before their own health
According to new research, a growing number of women are failing to go the doctor with potentially life-threatening symptoms because they feel too busy with work or family commitments.
March 02, 2016
Eating well and drinking enough fluids is an important part of staying healthy. It is Nutrition & Hydration Week from the 14th to 20th of March and the CLCH Public Health Nutrition Team (Adult Services) would like to shine the spotlight on common myths and facts around eating and drinking in later life.
March 01, 2016
The wellbeing of people in their 60s increases as they reach the age of 70, according to a national survey.
That is despite many people in the age group having at least one chronic disease
February 25, 2016
A collection of news items, information, and details of events and initiatives which will be of interest to carers of all ages in Kensington & Chelsea.
February 15, 2016
OAPs can dramatically boost their brain power with just a one week course in a second language, experts say.
Prof Antonella Sorace, founder of the Bilingualism Matters Centre at the University of Edinburgh, has conducted research which shows being multilingual can improve thinking and learning ability, and may reduce mental decline with age.
February 12, 2016
Older people in England are living longer than ever before, a report from Public Health England says.
Figures show that for those aged 65, men can expect to live for another 19 years and women a further 21 years.
But there is concern that too many elderly people are living in poor health.
February 08, 2016
Prevalence of brain diseases like Alzheimer's has collapsed by more than 22pc in 20 years, possibly due to healthier lifestyles and better education