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Is hearing loss effecting your memory?

Hearing loss is very common and it effects people of all ages. There are many reasons for hearing loss including hereditary factors, noise exposure, trauma and ear disease.  Hearing loss becomes more common as we age. Hearing loss is usually gradual. In the beginning, hearing loss takes away the beginning of …

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The importance of keeping clean

Personal health and personal hygiene go hand-in-hand. As we age our immune system is not as robust as it once was. This means that keeping up good personal hygiene practices can prevent you from catching or spreading forms of disease or illness. Daily washing, cleaning hands before and after handling …

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Exercise has no age limit

I was reading an article a few months ago: Over 40 and fitter than ever: a grown-up guide which claimed there is a massive push towards regular exercise by people 50 and above. Although this was a British article the findings are impressive none-the-less. “According to Sport England, the strongest …

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Are Robots taking over?

We all know that technology has come leaps and bounds over the last few decades. It was 10 years ago, that Apple first released their iPhone to the public. Now pretty much every second person has one. The same with computers – not long ago was it an unaffordable luxury …

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Regaining your mobility

There are a massive variety of mobility products available these days. It seems like every aspect of one’s life has been considered to help allow people with varying degrees of limited mobility to remain independent and improve their overall quality of life. Almost the first thing people think of when …

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