Category: Elderly Health

When is Mental Health Awareness Week?

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Mental Health awareness is a program that educates on various ways that we can cope with stress. It was last held in this year from 14 to 20th of May in 2018. The program is run by mind.org.uk, and it mainly pays attention to improving performance in the workplace. It does this by teaching the

Government Initiatives For Physical Activity

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All Our Health: personalised care and population health Healthcare professionals can help prevent illnesses and promote overall well being. All Our Health is a promotion from healthcare professionals to get the word out about their practices and provide information to help keep people from getting ill, promote well being, as well as resilience. This is

Is it Bad for Your Heart to Exercise Too Much?

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We are advised to exercise regularly to improve our health. However, the research also shows that too much exercising can be harmful to your health. But note that we said too much excise. Therefore you are required to still workout to fight various health problems. Physical activity is important to fight obesity, heart diseases and

NHS Health Campaigns

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There are a wide range of NHS Health Campaigns organised throughout the year. These are national campaigns which everyone should be aware of throughout the UK. If you want to help promote healthy lifestyle then find out about an NHS Health Campaign near you. 1-31 January 2019. This is the time to try to make

What Is The Best Exercise For The Elderly?

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It is no secret that the benefits of doing exercises improve health and reduce the risk of developing diseases such as diabetes. But what is the best exercise for the elderly? Unfortunately, not many older adults who take part in living an active life. Most of them don’t like doing exercises. According to the research

Physical Activity Guidelines For Older Adults 65 Years

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What is the amount physical activity the older people who are 65 and above need to stay healthy? Well, this question does not have a direct answer. The amount of physical activity an older person needs depends on the person’s age plus his or her health level. To maintain or improve health, an older person