Stay Healthier Longer
Information on age related illnesses and advice on how to stay healthier longer to enjoy a better quality of life into older age.
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- Age related illnesses
Some illnesses are more common among the older population. This list includes some of the causes and possible treatments.
- Prevention is better than cure
The NHS and private health companies provide screening and testing that will detect illnesses, and help prevention.
- Dementia and how to recognise it
Chris Browne, the My Last Song doctor, looks at the symptoms of dementia, which is affecting a greater number of older people as our life expectancy increases.
- Mental health and older people
Mental health issues affect many older people. This article looks at ways of overcoming these problems.
Urinary and bowel incontinence affects millions of people in the UK. In many cases it can be reversed. This article looks at the various types of incontinence and how they can be treated.