August 17, 2015
The number of people living with diabetes has soared by nearly 60% in the past decade, Diabetes UK warns. The charity said more than 3.3 million people have some form of the condition, up from 2.1 million in 2005.
August 10, 2015
On 27th July 2015, Westminster Carers Timebank joined Carers Network to create one single charity for carers in the City of Westminster. This will mean that more carers in the borough benefit from the Carers Time Bank along with the existing support, activities, advice and services of Carers Network, which delivers carers services on behalf of Westminster Council.
July 24, 2015
People over 50 who are healthy and highly educated are more at risk of harmful drinking than less well-off peers, says research.
June 25, 2015
July is National Scams Awareness month. Each year millions of people in the UK fall prey to scammers, with estimated losses of £5 billion. This campaign aims to stop people being rushed into hasty decisions by scammers and to end victims being hushed into silence by a sense of shame, foolhardiness, or weary acceptance.
June 22, 2015
Worried about what people think when you exercise? You're not alone. fear of judgement is stopping many women from taking part in physical activity.
June 19, 2015
The public transport system is failing the oldest and most vulnerable in society in England, a report says. Many older people do not uses buses, even though they are able to ride them for free
May 19, 2015
Solace Women's aid is an accomplished charitable organisation providing a range of support services to women and children including a specialist domestic and sexual violence counselling service for women and girls from 14 year old who are survivors or are experiencing domestic violence or sexual abuse.
May 15, 2015
Regular exercise in old age has as powerful an effect on life expectancy as giving up smoking, researchers say.
May 12, 2015
The number of people in their 40s and 50s being afflicted by strokes has increased significantly, with obesity and sedentary lifestyles thought to be behind the rise.
April 30, 2015
The number of older carers in England is rising, with signs the pressures of looking after loved ones is damaging their health, research suggests.