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.
April 07, 2015
Major changes to pension rules which will give savers much more control over their money came into force yesterday. The changes will allow people who have saved for a pension to do what they want with their money.
April 01, 2015
The Care Act 2014 becomes law today. It represents the most significant reform of care and support in more than 60 years, putting people and their carers in control of their care and support.
March 20, 2015
Scientists believe keeping busy can not only protect against dementia but help stave off the mobility problems that also plague many elderly people.
March 17, 2015
If you employ someone to provide care and support for you, either privately or using a personal budget, then a change in the law means that, as an employer, you may need to make pension arrangements for them.
February 24, 2015
One million people have now signed up to be "dementia friends" in England, the Alzheimer's Society has announced.
February 16, 2015
Smoking potent cannabis was linked to 24% of new psychosis cases analysed in a new study.
February 15, 2015
Binge-drinking among young adults in Britain is continuing to fall, figures from the Office for National Statistics show