Health And Fitness
Advice to help you enjoy a healthy life for as long as you can. Subjects covered include keeping fit longer, age related illnesses, the healing power of music, mental health issues and sex and older people.
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- Singing is good for you!
Choral singing is fast growing in popularity...not surprising as it makes you feel good, which has health benefits, and improves your social life.
- Breathlessness - don't ignore it
Don't just accept breathlessness as an inevitable part of growing old. It has underlying medical causes that can and should be treated. Let's face it, breathlessness is pants.
- The benefits of reminiscing
Sharing memories with old people raises their self-esteem because what they recall gives greater significance and importance to their life experiences.
- Osteoporosis - the silent disease
Osteoporosis, the silent disease, causes brittle bones more likely to break and fracture. This article describes the condition, risk factors and how to prevent or delay its onset.
- Healing music
A study has shown that music, especially opera, can have a beneficial effect on stroke sufferers and those with circulation problems.
- Golden Oldies - music is good for you
How Golden Oldies, a west country charity, is using music to provide enjoyment and friendship for the lonely older people in the region.