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Mobility News

Simple meal time tips to get the nutrition you need

26th July 2016

As we get older it’s important to check we’re getting the nutrition we need to stay fit and healthy long into retirement. Find out what foods can help keep you well-nourished and active in our guide to ensuring a simple meal time.

Occupational therapy helps older people stay at home

22nd July 2016

A multidisciplinary approach to health care is recognised as helping to reduce the numbers of hospital admissions amongst older patients, instead enabling people to stay independent and in the comfort of their own homes into later life.

Useful apps and websites for older people

21st July 2016

From apps that offer gentle exercise advice to those that help you stay in touch with loved ones, there’s plenty to choose from, and you can find them directly from your mobile phone or device. If you want to learn about how technology can improve small tasks from day to day, take a look at our handpicked list of useful apps and websites for older people.

Roundabouts could replace T-junctions to make roads safer for older drivers

20th July 2016

The Older Drivers Task Force has recommended that roads should be improved to be more user-friendly for mature motorists, following a report.

Older people advised about staying cool over the summer

19th July 2016

Older people in South Gloucestershire have been reminded about the importance of staying cool over the summer months, with recent temperatures soaring and more heatwaves expected.

Pensioners’ income has risen to meet workers’

15th July 2016

Research reveals that pensioners’ income has been steadily rising in recent years and is now almost equivalent to that of workers.

Charity urges people to talk about getting old

14th July 2016

A charity supporting older people has said that the golden generation is reluctant to talk about getting older, suggesting that only two in three adults over 65 have had a conversation about their options later in life.

Community Town Shed provides space for older DIY enthusiasts

13th July 2016

Older hobbyists in the seaside town of Broadstairs, Kent, have been busy tinkering away to transform a warehouse space in the town into a community hub for DIY enthusiasts. The new Broadstairs Town Shed opened in late June, moving to larger premises after the popularity of this group has grown from strength to strength.