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Mobility News

Top streaming services for the elderly

28th November 2016

The world of TV and movie streaming services has come alive and here we take you through the very best services you can watch at home or on the go.

Homemade decorations you can do to make your Christmas extra special

25th November 2016

With the festive season fast approaching, we are all looking forward to putting up our Christmas decorations. Nothing is more magical than glitter and fake snow, especially for children at this time of year. With this in mind we have found some crafty ideas to create in the run up to yule that you and the younger generations can enjoy making together. It is important to keep minds and fingers mobile, and 5 tips to boost your mood proves that keeping busy creates a better outlook on life, for any individual.

The benefits of music for older people

14th November 2016

Music, one of the world’s most interacted-with arts, has been proven to be more beneficial for older people than previously thought. Whether it be listening to the smooth, soft tones of Jazz or winding down with classical notes from the comfort of riser recliner chairs, music can improve the quality of life of older people in numerous ways.

Dorset charity calls for businesses to come together for Christmas

10th November 2016

Christmas is a time for sharing, giving and being together to enjoy everything that it represents. However, unfortunately for many older people across the UK, Christmas can be a very lonely time with no one to share the special season with.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy effective for insomnia in older people

3rd November 2016

Insomnia is a debilitating sleep condition which affects millions of people across the UK. But now a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has proven cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) is effective in reducing the insomnia in older adults.

Older people enjoying later life thanks to new befriending service

31st October 2016

A new befriending service in west Wales is going from strength to strength as thousands of older people from across the area celebrate the success of the initiative after an estimated 75,000 over 65s describe themselves as lonely.

UK behind the rest of the EU when encouraging older people to cycle

27th October 2016

We all know of the advantages of cycling, but how many of us actually take to the saddle to enjoy the free and healthy benefits that accompany the activity?

Easy to use online shopping resources

17th October 2016

The 21st century has brought about some great pieces of technology and ideas to ordinary people all over the world.