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Health > Eye health in later life

10 ways to super eye health this summer

Eyes and vision change as we age and the summer's dry weather and increased pollen levels can lead to irritation. Here are some tips to keep your eyes tip top...

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23rd May 2016
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Health > Nutrition

Benefits of Vitamin D supplements shown in new study

New research suggests Vitamin D has positive health benefits for people with chronic heart conditions.

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10th May 2016
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Dementia care - practical daily tips

We’re delighted to continue to have Mary Jordan as our regular Dementia Expert Contributor. This month, practical daily tips for dementia care.

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27th Apr 2016
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What support is available for Asbestos-related illnesses?

Alan Jolliffe looks at the legacy of asbestos and the options open to workers who think they may have an asbestos related illness.

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22nd Apr 2016
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Dementia for carers

Mary Jordan, our dementia expert, cautions carers against imposing what they think is best for the person they care for.

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23rd Mar 2016
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Health > Men's Health

What is Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome?

If your partner has lost interest in sex, he may be suffering the effects of TDS. But what is it and how can you help him?

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21st Mar 2016
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Heart healthy foods

Rob Hobson, nutrition expert at Healthspan, reveals some whole foods that can help keep your heart healthy.

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21st Mar 2016
Rob Hobson
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20 Ways to live longer

Continuing our look at heart health, Dr Sarah Brewer looks at lifestyle and diet changes that could help you stay healthier for longer.

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21st Mar 2016
Sarah Brewer
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Provoking a reaction

Elevated cholesterol is a major risk factor of Coronary Heart Disease. This is why it is important to know whether your cholesterol levels are raised and if so, what you can do about it.

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21st Mar 2016
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Health > Eye health in later life

Eye health in winter

10 Top tips for protecting your eye health this winter

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20th Mar 2016
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Early signs of dementia

How to spot the signs of Alzheimer's and dementia and support your loved ones

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19th Mar 2016
50connect editorial
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Health > General Health

The retirement you deserve

Your retirement is a time to reflect and reinvent yourself explains Dr Lynda Shaw.

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19th Mar 2016
Lynda Shaw
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Health > General Health

Stay young at heart

Dr Sarah Brewer explains how a balanced diet and good nutrition can help protect your heart health.

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4th Feb 2016
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Health > Women's Health

5 Reasons to restore your pelvic floors this January

Incontinence quietly disempowers women but simple exercise can help manage bladder weakness, says Gussie Grips.

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18th Jan 2016
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Nutrition

Energy surges as we hit fifty five

A recent poll of 2000 adults by Healthspan, found that there’s a surge of energy at the age of 55 as people become reinvigorated by the thought of retiring.

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21st Dec 2015
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

The future of dementia care

How understanding dementia symptoms and progression can help maintain independence and quality of life.

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4th Dec 2015
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How to make living with arthritis easier

Liz Greene offers advice for older people living with arthritis and explains how to limit the condition's painful effects.

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20th Nov 2015
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Health > General Health

10 secrets to banish stress

Do you find it difficult to cope with the demands of everyday life? Here are 10 expert tips to banish stress.

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5th Nov 2015
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Health > Eye health in later life

Eyecare at home

Specsavers Healthcall home eye care service is helping preserve the sight and independence for 1.4 million people in the UK.

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22nd Oct 2015
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7 ways to make a difference your health

Be proactive about your health and make sure you are in tiptop shape as you age.

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16th Oct 2015
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Health > Women's Health

Stigma of gynaecological cancer costing lives

One in five women associate deadly gynaecologicial cancers with sexual promiscuity.

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3rd Sep 2015
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Emotional thinking and dementia

Mary Jordan explains how carers can cope with 'emotional thinking' as dementia progresses.

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25th Aug 2015
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Health > Eye health in later life

Don't turn a blind eye to age related macular degeneration

How vitamins and mineral supplements could be crucial to your eye health and vision in later life.

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10th Aug 2015
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Health > Nutrition

Super foods vs classics

Rob Hobson, Healthspan’s Head of Nutrition takes a look at some of the great new ‘superfoods’ that everyone is talking about and compares them to some of the good old ‘classics’ that have stood the test of time.

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31st Jul 2015
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Health > General Health

Beating the summertime blues

Feeling down in the dumps and low in energy? There’s a chance you could be suffering from summer SAD. Dr Roger Henderson looks at the symptoms and solutions.

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10th Jul 2015
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Health > Women's Health

Breaking the taboo of stress urinary incontinence

Dr Pixie McKenna offers six tips to combat urinary incontinence

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1st Jul 2015
50connect editorial
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Health > Nutrition

Eat yourself well with the seasons

Rob Hobson puts together a list of detoxifying foods that fit into your diet and nutrition plan all year round.

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25th Jun 2015
Rob Hobson
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Dementia and communication

50connect's regular dementia columnist Mary Jordan at the communication difficulties faced by dementia sufferers.

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19th Jun 2015
Mary Jordan
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Health > Alternative Health

Making your own remedy: soothing marigold cream 

Make use of the natural healing properties in your garden with this easy to follow recipe for soothing marigold cream

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29th May 2015
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > General Health

Mental preparation for retirement

50connect talks to Dr Lynda Shaw about the steps you can take to reduce the stress of dealing with retirement

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27th May 2015
50connect editorial


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