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April 28, 2017

'Please offer me a seat' scheme launched

Transport for London are launching the 'Please offer me a seat' badge and card for people who find it difficult to stand when using public transport. The badge and accompanying card were created for customers who struggle to get a seat, as their need is not immediately obvious, removing the awkwardness of customers having to explain their need for a seat to others.

April 25, 2017

45 minutes' exercise a week boosts brain power in over-fifties

Just 45 minutes of exercise a week boosts the brain power of people in their fifties and over, major new research has revealed. A review of dozens of previous studies found that even one session of moderate aerobic and resistance activity is enough to enhance people's alertness, decision-making and memory.

April 21, 2017

Happiful Online Magazine

Happiful is a online magazine with the mission to create a healthier, happier, more sustainable society. Issue 2 has officially launched! This month they talk to "I'm a Celebrity" star Amy Willerton about her experiences, her brother and her work with the National Autistic Society. Alongside this, the magazine looks at male anoerxia with stand-up comedian Dave Chawner, interview Mohammad Khan, a volunteer for this month featured charity Age UK and more.

April 12, 2017

New Community Hub programmes

April 18th is the the start of the new Summer programmes of activities for people aged 50+ by the major Community Hubs in the three boroughs. Choose from a wide range of activities from arts and crafts. fitness and dance, history, reminiscence and philosophy, to day trips to museums and the seaside.

April 04, 2017

Fulham Good Neighbours April Newsletter

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.

April 03, 2017

7th April is World Health Day

7th April, is World Health Day, focusing on depression Depression affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. It causes mental anguish and impacts on people's ability to carry out even the simplest everyday tasks, with sometimes devastating consequences for relationships with family and friends and the ability to earn a living.

Breathe Easy Westminster newsletter

Quarterly newsletter with a collection of news, information, and details of events which will be of interest to people with lung disease in Westminster.

March 30, 2017

World Bipolar Day

March 30 is World Bipolar Day and the goal is to educate the masses about the disorder to improve sensitivity towards the illness that is experienced by many including Stephen Fry and Carrie Fisher. The stigma of bipolar disorder is a reality and can hinder one's ability to stay on track to living a full, healthy life. A strong support system is essential to anyone suffering from this illness.

March 22, 2017

Learn2Earn places available

Now recruiting for the next Learn2Earn!! Starting next week, on Tuesday 28th March 2017. L2E is a FREE 12 week employability and volunteer programme devised to help residents who are finding it difficult to access employment and volunteering opportunities

March 15, 2017

Want to be a shared lives carer?

A Shared Lives Carer is someone who opens up their home and family life to include an adult with support needs. Shared Lives Carers come from all walks of life and don't need qualifications or experience, just the right attitude and a willingness to truly share their lives with another person.

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