April 04, 2016
The CQC is asking older people to speak up and share their experiences of care as part of its "Worked up? Speak Up" campaign. By providing the CQC with feedback, confidentially if you wish, you will help improve the overall quality of care in England.
March 16, 2016
In the UK, about 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives and it is the most common cancer in men. Prostate Cancer UK is the largest men's health charity and they aim to help more men survive prostate cancer and enjoy a better quality of life
March 10, 2016
Researchers at Loughborough University set out to investigate how exercising and restricting diet changed a woman's physical and behavioural responses to food. They found that participants in the study who exercised ate less than those who dieted.
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.