October 22, 2015
A million older people in England struggling with everyday tasks, such as washing and dressing, are being left to fend for themselves, campaigners say. The Age UK review identified more than three million people aged over 65 with a care need, but found just two-thirds of them were actually getting help.
October 20, 2015
Befrienders needed for adults who are experiencing mental health issues in Westminster.
October 12, 2015
Victims of scam mail have an average age of 74 and have typically lost more than £1,000, investigators have confirmed.
Teams of officers working for National Trading Standards (NTS) identified 10,843 victims in the year to April.
The average loss was £1,184 - about £13m in total - but officers think hidden losses are much higher.
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Comedians Al Murray, Shappi Khorsandi, Bill Bailey and Rhod Gilbert want to help you quit smoking.
October 01, 2015
Royal Trinity Hospice has launched a new service to support people with dementia and their carers living in Kensington and Chelsea, tackling recognised inequalities in access to palliative and end of life care.
September 22, 2015
This week is National Eye Health Week, promoting healthy eyes and ways to look after them. Eye care charities, organisations and health professionals from across the UK are joining together to promote the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all
September 21, 2015
Meeting for Westminster Dementia Action Alliance inviting all potential and existing Dementia Champions in Westminster. No matter whether you live or work in Westminster, if there is any chance that you are or may get involved in raising awareness about dementia in Westminster, this invitation applies to you.
One in three people born this year will develop dementia, according to new figures.
The Alzheimer's Research UK charity warned of a "looming national health crisis" as the population ages.
It called for greater efforts across the globe to help develop new treatments.
September 18, 2015
Welcome to the latest edition of the Support 4 Volunteering Newsletter, a free service to anyone in the City of Westminster with lived experience of mental health problems.
August 28, 2015
Up to five million people in England are at risk of developing type-2 diabetes, according to new data from Public Health England.
Type-2 diabetes is closely linked to diet and obesity and affects about 3.2 million people across the UK.
The NHS says diabetes causes 22,000 early deaths and costs the health service more than £8bn each year.