Seasonal advice and information

Getting ready for colder weather

NHS Choices has common sense and easy to follow advice for all ages. It recommends five ways to stay healthy this winter including ways to overcome winter tiredness; reminders to eat seasonal fruit and vegetables; drink more milk; trying different types of physical activity and making a hearty breakfast part of your daily routine.

One of the best ways to protect ourselves and our friend and families in the colder months is to have a flu vaccination - here are ten commonly-held myths about flu and the truth behind them.

Age UK offers advice and support about ways to stay healthy, safe and warm during the winter. this includes advice on dealing with the cost of heating. See their website here.

This time of year can be especially hard for older people who live alone and may be feeling isolated. There are so many ways you could help - see here

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