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A brand-new collection of recipes and tips to accompany Mary’s new BBC TV series, Mary Berry’s…

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The Dental Problems of the elderly can be divided into four groups. Problems arise with their…

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Essential guide to Reiki for older people

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The skin forms a natural protective barrier that as we age becomes less effective.  It is…

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We all have a few lumps and bumps and moles on our skin and some are…

Essential guide to reflexology for older people

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Top tips to choose the perfect toothbrush for older people

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How nutritional needs change with age

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Changing nutritional needs: what’s the best diet to follow? As we age, our ability to digest,…

Low awareness of non-lump breast cancer symptoms putting over 70s’ health at risk

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Approximately 30% of women diagnosed with breast cancer report a symptom other than a lump. However, when…

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Essential guide to breast cancer

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Win poetry book for older people with dementia

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You can win one of two copies of ‘Now tell me –how about you?’, a new…

Dealing with panic attacks and anxiety in older people

06 Jan 16

Mental health issues in older people are often under-diagnosed, as older patients tend to place more…

Breathing exercises to combat stress

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Breathing exercises to combat stress

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Breathing exercises can help older people and their carers to relax and de-stress, as well as…

Claim VAT relief on Adaptive Clothing

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Benefits of Osteopathy for older people

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All you need to know about knee replacements

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Why might you need a knee replacement? Knee replacement normally becomes necessary due to damage and…

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Win Mary Berry’s new book ‘Foolproof Cooking’

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A brand-new collection of recipes and tips to accompany Mary’s new BBC TV series, Mary Berry’s…

Can herbs help older people with pain and inflammation?

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The causes of hair loss (alopecia) in men and women

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