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Regular moderate exercise including impact exercises and weight bearing exercises are very beneficial for ensuring healthy bones and ligaments and

Arthritis: a Burning Problem Amongst All Ages

Arthritis affects everyone. Even though it is mostly the elderly who are experiencing joint pain and stiffness, it presents a

Osteoporosis self-care

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Exercise to prevent osteoporosis

What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition characterised by weak and fragile bones that are liable to fracture. Normal, strong

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What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become fragile and brittle, leading to an increased risk of

Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

Vitamin D is essential for the body to absorb calcium from food and aids the flow of calcium between bones

Video: Parkinson’s disease awareness

Video transcript Dr. Norman Swan: Most of us take shopping, a walk in the park, doing household chores, and even

Which exercise is best for older obese people?

Overweight and obesity rates continue to rise. Obesity increases age-related decline in health and physical function, and contributes to frailty.

Depression in older people

Older people may be particularly prone to depression because of the increased likelihood that they will be experiencing stressful life

Video: What can be done to prevent falls?

Video transcript Are you, or do you have a relative, aged over 65? Alarmingly one in 3 people over 65

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