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Healthy ageing articles

Find out more about active and healthy ageing as you explore articles and further information about ageing well. You can find printable exercise sheets and articles written by health professionals to help you stay independent.

Printable exercise sheets

Hip health for older people

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Keeping your hands healthy tips and exercises

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Exercises to build ankle and foot strength

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Therapy dough recipe for healthy hands

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Seated resistance band exercises for strengthening

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Sit-to-stand exercise

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Myth 1:
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Healthy ageing articles

Helpful products for bathroom safety

Simple changes can improve safety in your bathroom.

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10 tips for healthy eyes

Easy ways to take care of your eyes.

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Products to make getting dressed easier

Tips and products to help you get dressed.

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Helpful kitchen assistive products

Make cooking and cleaning up easier.

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Helpful gardening assistive products

You can keep enjoying gardening!

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Brain health and dementia

Build reserves of healthy brain cells.

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Finding mental health support

Learn about your options.

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LGBTQIA+ support and services

Find inclusive services and support.

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Keeping connected with your community

Tips for social connection.

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Helpful products for craft activities

Creativity is good for you!

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Helpful mobile apps for ageing well

Discover apps for your mind and body.

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Eating for good health

How to boost energy, improve your mood and combat disease.

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Maintaining good oral health

Dental and general health are closely related.

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Bladder and bowel health

Learn how to support your bladder and bowel health.

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The importance of lifelong learning

Discover why it's good for you to learn new things.

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Staying hydrated

Tips and tools for staying hydrated and healthy.

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Maintaining your pelvic floor

Find out about your pelvic floor muscles.

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How to future-proof your home

Find helpful tips to stay in your home for longer.

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Stay sun safe

Simple steps you can take to keep safe in the sun.

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Healthy habits for men

Discover new habits for better health.

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5 tips to reduce stress

Learn 5 ways to calm your nervous system. 

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Downsizing or moving house

Learn how to make moving house an easier experience.   

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10 tips for creating healthy habits 

Learn how to build long term healthy habits.   

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Reclaiming your independence

Learn how to regain or maintain your independence.

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Public transport, taxis, and ride sharing.

Discover more travel options. 

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Exercise and osteoporosis

The benefits of movement for osteoporosis

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Exercise for falls prevention

How you can reduce the risk of falls.

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Exercise for osteoarthritis

How to manage osteoarthritis with movement.

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Exercise and type 2 diabetes

The benefits of exercise for managing diabetes.

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Exercise and high blood pressure

How exercise benefits high blood pressure.

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Using a heat pack safely  

Learn how to relieve pain with heat safely.  

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Sleep and healthy ageing

Find out how good sleep helps you stay healthy.

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Gardening for healthy ageing

How gardening can help you stay healthy.

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Understanding cybersecurity 

Learn how to keep your information safe online.

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Exercise for healthy ageing

How exercise helps you LiveUp! 

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Using a password manager

Learn how to stay secure by using a password manager.

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Walking for healthy ageing

Reap the benefits of regular walking.

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Dealing with grief and loss

Learn how to deal with grief and recognise its signs.  

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How to use the LiveUp website 

A handy guide for using LiveUp.

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