April 28, 2017
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
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 12, 2017
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 03, 2017
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.
March 30, 2017
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
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
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.
March 08, 2017
Wednesday 8th March is International Women's Day when we celebrate women's achievements whilst calling for gender equality.
March 07, 2017
The number of smokers in Britain has plunged to just 17.2 per cent, down from 2010, when more than 20 per cent of people still smoked and the lowest it has been in 40-years.
March 02, 2017
Hold a Time for a Cuppa tea party with family, friends, neighbours and colleagues to help Dementia UK provide more Admiral Nurses for people facing dementia.