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It’s Allergy Awareness Week in the UK, and this year the campaign is focused...

Tips for travelling with allergies

Helen is 69 and lives in Port Talbot, near Swansea in Wales. Her philosophy...

Freedom and confidence for colostomates

When her mother-in-law passed away in 2015, five years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s...

Why Kim left a gift in her Will for dementia research

Wednesday 11th April is World Parkinson’s Day – a campaign focused on bringing about better...

World Parkinson’s Day
4 Ways Technology Helps Maintain Independence with Age

Technology is changing the way every one of us lives – from those first...

World Health Day 2018: Health for all

April 7 is World Health Day, and this year the campaign is encouraging governments...

What you need to know about bowel cancer screening

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, so here’s everything you need to know about...

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2018

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness month.  The campaign is on to make people more...

Recognising common warning signs of mental illness

Better awareness means more than ever we know that a mental illness can be...

Maintain bone health at any age

Keeping your bones healthy and strong is especially important as we age, when even...

5 things dentists really wish you knew about brushing your teeth

Even though we do it twice a day, every day, when it comes to...

Tackling Common Misconceptions About Care at Home

Care at home is an increasingly popular alternative to moving into a care home...

Heart Heroes: Heart Valve Voice Speaks to Clinicians About their Favourite Patient Memories

Heart Valve Voice works with clinicians from all over the country to raise awareness...

Looking after your teeth over 50

Dental care has come so far in the last century that today we often...

Don’t let age be a barrier to your health and well-being

As we mature in age, our minds, outlook, behaviour and bodies mature too. It...

7 surprising things you probably didn’t know about glaucoma

Known as ‘the silent thief of sight’,  the condition currently affects as many as...

How to stay flexible as you age

These symptoms are frustrating when they prevent you from enjoying the things you love....

Wake up: how to say goodbye to tiredness and fatigue

Even if you sleep well, fatigue can stay with you throughout the day for...

Change your night time routine for a better sleep

Friday 16th of March is World Sleep Day. Sleep is vital to our wellbeing...

Ask a counsellor: Caring for my elderly mother is putting a strain on me – what can I do?

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine offers her perspective on a daughter who wants...

Why you’ll soon be adding oat milk to your morning coffee

Forget almond milk, here’s a new vegan blend we’ll soon be swirling into our...

Keep the mind sharp as you age

Just as a good diet and physical exercise are essential for keeping our bodies...

Break the habit for No Smoking Day

Wednesday 14th March is National No Smoking Day – a UK-wide initiative that encourages...

7 common symptoms of ovarian cancer

To mark Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Lisa Salmon outlines some typical – but all...

Be aware of prostate cancer

March is prostate cancer awareness month – a national campaign the urges men to...

Sibling Resentment When Caring for Elderly Parents

As our parents age and start needing additional support, many siblings find themselves arguing...

5 reasons why turmeric is scientifically good for you

Spicy, golden and warm in flavour, turmeric’s therapeutic properties can ward of flu and...

Start Making Noise: Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and this year’s campaign is encouraging women to Start...

Natural laxatives for better digestion

Constipation is an uncomfortable digestive issue that can disrupt routines and feel unpleasant throughout...

9 subtle signs of cancer you should never ignore

It’s not just lumps and bumps that need to be checked out. Liz Connor...

Heart Valve Voice Reaches New Heights

At the beginning of February, Heart Valve Voice, the UK’s dedicated heart valve disease...

Reinvigorate your energy levels with Meritene®, Strength and Vitality

Find out how the Meritene®, Strength & Vitality products can help you get the...

The importance of protein in our diet

We know that staying active is becoming even more important after 50 and many...

As Easy As 1, 2, 3… 4!

The last in our planned set of articles for you lovely people at Silversurfers....

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