HEALTH

The power of a simple human connection

The power of a simple human connection

On 25th November The Silver Line celebrates its fifth birthday. In just five years, this confidential, 24-hour helpline for vulnerable and isolated older people, open every single day and night of the ...
Letters that change lives

Letters that change lives

Shortly after Brian Greenley was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer, he was introduced to Alison Hitchcock, who surprised herself by offering to write to him throughout his treatment, even though she had o ...
First aid focus: falls

First aid focus: falls

Anyone can have a fall, but older people may be more at risk. If you do have a fall, it’s important to know what to do. If you have a fall and you are unhurt: Try to stay calm and take some time to br ...