Warm and Well

You probably already know quite a lot about staying warm in your home and how to cope with a Scottish winter; this guide aims to give information about ideas and options you may not have come across before to help you manage even better in the winter to c

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How to .. Cope with memory loss

Answers common questions about memory loss. Describes common problems, how memory can be preserved, and what can be done to improve memory loss.

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A strength-based approach to ageing well: the housing dimension

This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 30 explores how older people can be better linked with communities and suggests that the key is to be found in working with the strengths of individuals and communities, in order to develop new connections and build relations

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Promoting Well-Being: Developing a Preventive Approach with Older People

The reports describes the findings of a research project which explores the ways in which local authorities and health authorities are currently developing preventive strategies and services for older people

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How to .. Cope with loneliness

Describes how loneliness can affect people, ways of alleviating loneliness, and agencies that can help

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Dealing with depression

As we get older, changes in our lives, such as bereavement, illness or retirement, can make us more vulnerable to depression or anxiety. If you do experience depression, you’re not alone. Depression affects around one in five older people, and two in

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Beating the Blues

Looks at some of the things that might make you feel sad and ways of coming to terms with them. It also tells you how to recognise the difference between feeling down and being depressed and how to get help.

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NHS Direct – self-help guide Body key

A self help Guide for the genral public using a “body key” to access information about common health problems.The Guide focusses on four areas of the body, i.e.Head & Chest, Abdomen, Limbs, & Skin.

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