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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
50connect editorial
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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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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
Sarah Brewer
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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
50connect editorial
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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
50connect editorial
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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
50connect editorial
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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
50connect editorial
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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
50connect editorial
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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
50connect editorial
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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
50connect editorial
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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
Mary Jordan
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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
50connect editorial
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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
Rob Hobson
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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
50connect editorial
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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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Can turmeric help candida and IBS?

Dr Sarah Brewer says turmeric can counter uncomfortable recurrent conditions such as irritable bowel sydrome (IBS) and candida

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15th May 2015
Sarah Brewer
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Spring clean your mind

Dr Lynda Shaw cautions that stress is a fact of life, but these top tips for dealing with the 'thought clutter' that comes with it could be your saving grace!

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14th May 2015
Lynda Shaw
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Walk your way to a healthy spine

Don't allow poor posture and sedentary lifestyle to develop into back and spinal pain. Read our top tips.

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8th May 2015
50connect editorial
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Health > Eye health in later life

Healthy diet and eye sight in later life

How a vitamin rich, healthy diet could help you limit the advance of age-related macular degeneration.

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27th Apr 2015
50connect editorial
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Health > General Health

The importance of sleep as we age

Dr Lynda Shaw says getting enough quality sleep can help protect your mental and physical health as you age.

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20th Apr 2015
Lynda Shaw
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Dementia support: building a team to help you

Caring for someone with dementia is a massive undertaking and it's important to have the support of friends and family.

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17th Apr 2015
Mary Jordan
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Health > Nutrition

Time to get fruity - seasonal fruits to boost your health

Rob Hobson delivers an anti oxidant boost in the shape of a delicious seasonal fruits smoothie.

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15th Apr 2015
50connect editorial
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Health > General Health

Stay active for longer

Dr Lynda Shaw challenges you to rediscover your adventurous side and feel younger!

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31st Mar 2015
Lynda Shaw
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Boost your brain power

Rob Hobson shares some simple tips to help keep your brain in tip top health

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24th Mar 2015
50connect editorial


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