Healthy Ageing

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Dementia diet for risk reduction

In addition to keeping your body fit and healthy as you age, keeping your brain at its peak is just as important. One of the biggest concerns in people as they age is dementia and the impact this can have on their life and that of their loved ones. So, …

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5 ways to stay healthy in winter

When the days are shorter and the temperature drops, it can be tempting to stay indoors, be less active and eat calorie-dense comfort foods. This can result in a weakened immunity system and higher risks in developing illness such as the flu. Illness c …

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4 benefits of art that may surprise you

Relieving stress, training your brain and providing opportunities to connect and socialise with others are some of the many benefits of art that you may not know. There are many studies shown that creating art can benefit your mental health and improve …

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Pre-frailty in the 40-age group

Growing older is a given, but becoming frail should not be. Staying healthy and feeling our best as we age is important. While most people assume that becoming frail is something that happens later in life new research has shown that it starts as early …

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Home care packages: costs and fees explained

When it comes to Home Care Packages, it can be confusing understanding what is funded by the government and how much you may need to pay out of pocket. If you’re new to Home Care Packages and looking to learn more about the fees involved, this article …

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Home care packages: 7 things you should know

Most of us prefer to stay living independently at home as we age. Finding the right support to continue living life the way you want can sometimes be challenging. The government provides Home Care Packages with customised services and care to assist yo …

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Lifestyle

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National Volunteer Week 2020: Our Volunteer Stories

At ACH Group, we are proud to have dedicated and wonderful volunteers who support our vision of good lives for older people. Although Volunteer Week this year may look a bit different due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it doesn’t stop us from celebrating …

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Share your story of Daring or Challenge

Have you done something new or different lately? Made some New Years Resolutions and started some healthy habits? Maybe you’ve challenged yourself to learn a skill or take up a new hobby? Or perhaps you’re focused on cutting back or giving something up …

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First Time

Author: Sofie Gregory I stand in the spotlight looking out through a haze Foggy day.  Dust specked aura of bright light night Who do you address when you cannot see the audience? I’d never thought about it; never expected to be here myself. A platform …

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