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Easy-to-read information about things that matter to you - staying well and healthy, staying mobile, activities near you, looking after a loved one, finances and benefits, if you think you or someone you know is being harmed or neglected ... Read more...
Events
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea Health Fair
Kensington Town Hall, Friday 20th October, 12-4pm : Find out more about all aspects of good health, enjoy a free lunch, try out new activities, experience therapies and meet up with friends old and new. The event is free and there is no need to book. Read more...
News
Free flu vaccination information
The flu jab is free on the NHS for everyone aged 65 and over, or have a long-term health condition, and is available from your GP. You can also get a free flu vaccination if you are the main carer of an older or disabled person. Some pharmacies also offer flu vaccines. Read more...
People who can help
People who can help
Whatever you want to do, concerns you have or support you need, there are a wealth of organisations and charities that can help. Have a look at what's available here. Read more...
For professionals
For Professionals
If you work or provide a service, paid or unpaid, in health and social care, we've got information and guidance about a number of procedures, resources and training initiatives. Read more...
Leaflets Library
Leaflets Library
Not everyone can, or wants, to use the internet. We have a series of leaflets which cover key issues which can be printed out and given to those residents that cannot access the internet. Read more...
Other useful websites
Ask SARA
We cover a lot of information on People First but there are also other useful websites that can help you make informed choices about your health and well-being. Take a look at Ask Sara for instance .. Read more...

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    Me, my friend Pru, and our memories

    Writer and broadcaster Joan Bakewell has interviewed her friend, the actress Prunella Scales, who has disclosed that she is living with dementia. Take a look on the BBC website.

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    Plan to help over-50s keep working

    Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help using computers as part of plans to get more people in that age group into work. The trial will also include seven "older worker...

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    The new arts prescription

    The arts are becoming a prominent focal point in the next wave of therapeutic remedies. In a recent report that explored alternative ways of promoting wellbeing, John Ahston, the president of...

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    Inactivity 'kills more than obesity'

    Inactivity 'kills more than obesity' A lack of exercise could be killing twice as many people as obesity in Europe, a 12-year study of more than 300,000 people suggests. University of Cambridge...

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    Arthritis in your 20s: what's life like when you can't brush your hair?

    In the UK, 27,000 people under 25 have some form of arthritis. How do they cope with a disease usually linked to old age? A new online community allows people with arthritis to share their experiences...

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    Doctors urged to promote exercise

    Doctors urged to promote exercise Doctors should take a leading role in encouraging their patients to do more exercise, the chairwoman of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has warned. Professor...

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    Dementia hits women hardest says study

    Dementia hits women hardest says study Research finds disease now leading cause of death in British women; many are also carers before succumbing themselves. Find out more in this article from...

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    Binge-drinking continues to fall in young adults

    Binge-drinking continues to fall in young adults Binge-drinking among young adults in Britain is continuing to fall, figures from the Office for National Statistics show. The proportion of this...

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    'Skunk-like cannabis' increases risk of psychosis, study suggests

    Smoking potent cannabis was linked to 24% of new psychosis cases analysed in a study by King's College London. The research suggests the risk of psychosis is three times higher for users of potent...

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    1 million now trained as 'dementia friends'

    One million now trained as 'dementia friends' One million people have now signed up to be "dementia friends" in England, the Alzheimer's Society has announced. People in all walks of life have...

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