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Travelling with a Medical Condition

Most people love to travel and rightly so. The world has so much to explore and enjoy, so why should you be restricted to the UK alone when planning your next holiday? What’s more, if you have a medical condition, you shouldn’t be worried about travelling abroad – as...

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What extra money are you missing out on?

Many older people miss out on the benefits they’re entitled to, such as Pension Credit, Attendance Allowance and more. Try our free benefits calculator and find out exactly how much money you could be missing out on. If you'd prefer to speak with an adviser, call our...

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Lasting Power of Attorney

None of us likes to contemplate losing the ability to manage our own affairs, but it is something that can happen to anyone, at any time. Some forward planning can make a difficult situation a little bit easier: with thanks to solicitor Ruth Hayward, and Independent...

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No more payment surcharges

Have you have been busy shopping for Christmas and found, just as you are about to pay, an additional % gets added at the checkout because you want to chose to put it on your credit card or pay some other way, then good news is coming on 13 January 2018. From this day...

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New Shed opened in Black Park

Men in Sheds have been running successfully for a number of years. Men of all ages can come along to these sessions and participate in activities similar to what they would do at home or in their own garden shed but providing the good company of other like-minded men....

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Calling from the Doorway

Healthcare and Hearing loss in Bucks   We wanted to look at the experiences of people with hearing loss when they are accessing GP surgeries or hearing aid maintenance. We wanted to learn more about what works and what issues make it more difficult for people with...

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Number of carers over 65 rises by 16%

Millions of older people are caring for frail and unwell relatives due to serious under funding in social care, according to a leading charity. Age UK says the number of over 65s caring for loved ones has risen by 16 per cent in the past five years. New figures found...

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Pre Paid Funeral Plans

It’s never pleasant to consider death – but as a nation it’s a subject we’ve avoided discussing for many years. Increasingly however families are finding themselves in financial trouble and emotional turmoil as a result of this lack of discussion. In this article we...

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Winter News from Lindengate

As ever, it has been a busy and productive year here.  We have designed & developed new areas, acquired new buildings and expanded the service we provide.  The numbers of Service Users (Gardeners) continues to increase, as do the variety of activities available to get...

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Incontinence technology required

  Embarrassment about incontinence is inhibiting technological development. The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has produced a report highlighting the fact that incontinence is too little talked about, and that this is having a negative impact on the development...

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This service is a structured group session for people with a diagnosis of dementia and their carers to meet regularly and actively participate in singing in an enjoyable environment. Refreshments are provided. For people who would like to come to the group for the...

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Aylesbury Join us for games and quizzes and during February 45 minutes of gentle seated exercise all followed by light refreshments. The Salvation Army, Meadow Way, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1XS. First Tuesday of the month: 10.15 – 12pm 2 Jan, 6 Feb, 6 Mar Chesham Join...

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Making your Home Dementia Friendly

If you have dementia, living at home gives you more independence and also means you can continue to enjoy your own familiar environment. The Society has recently revised their booklet Making your Home Dementia Friendly. For your free copy please telephone any...

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Alzheimer's Society For people worried about their memory. Are you worried about your own memory or know someone else who is? Information covered includes understanding memory, tips and coping strategies and access to a wide range of information. Tuesday 27th February...

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