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Older People's Commissioner for Wales > Commissioner welcomes new human rights guidance from CSSIW

Commissioner welcomes new human rights guidance from CSSIW<p>24.3.17<p>Older People’s Commissioner for Wales, Sarah Rochira, said:<p>“I welcome CSSIW’s new …

Supermarket launches Dementia Friendly shopping

<b>For two hours a week, a major town centre Welshpool store will specifically open its doors to local people living with dementia.</b><p>Sainsbury’s will …

Gifts in Wills

Help us create a better future<p>When Lord Brian Rix’s daughter was born with Down’s syndrome in 1951, doctors advised him to ‘put her away and forget …

Head-to-Toe Tips for Diabetes Care

Check Your Body for Warning Signs of Diabetes Complications<p>Managing type 2 diabetes should do much more than just regulate your blood sugar — in …

Plan to move Aberystwyth Crown Post Office causes concern

<b>Concerns have been raised about proposals to move the Post Office in the centre of Aberystwyth to a branch of WHSmith.</b><p>Residents fear services could be compromised and that access in the shop will be difficult for disabled people and those with pushchairs.<p>A public consultation on the plans has been …

Yoga improves balance and mobility for older people

By Kathryn Doyle<p>(Reuters Health) - Yoga-based exercise programs can improve mobility among people over age 60 and possibly help prevent falls by …

Life Expectancy Among Older People Is 'The Highest It's Been', Says Public Health England

People aged 65 and over are living longer than ever before, new statistics from Public Health England (PHE) have revealed.<p>After turning 65, men live …

Storm Imogen: Huge two-storey waves hit Aberystwyth

Dramatic footage shows monster waves lashing the Aberystwyth seafront on Monday morning as Storm Imogen hits the UK<p>This is the moment gigantic waves hammered the promenade in Aberystwyth as Storm Imogen battered the Welsh coast.<p>The force of the water hitting the sea wall is so powerful that it …

Housing must play a bigger role in older people's care

Retirement communities and extra-care housing can support people to live independently, while saving money from the public purse<p>As chair of an extra-care housing provider, I have seen first-hand how single-minded ministers are prepared to be in cutting costs and driving better performance. When …

Older people do not reject cancer treatment, study finds

A study of more than 1,000 cancer sufferers finds older people are no more likely than younger ones to reject treatment, but are more likely to defer to their doctors about what is best<p>Older people are no more likely than younger patients to reject cancer treatment, a leading charity has found, …

Just one year after storms ripped up its seafront, Aberystwyth celebrates 'Great Town' status

A town that little more than a year ago saw its seafront ripped up by intense storms is today celebrating being named a “Great Town”.<p>Judges flagged …

Being Great In Old Age

Recently, a friend sent me a list of people who did great things when they were old. It was a friendly gesture, meant to support my belief that it is possible to age "successfully." The list included Bizet, Cervantes, Cezanne, Churchill, El Greco, Rembrandt and Tennyson. Quite a group! Might as …

60, Not 50, Is The New Middle Age, Study Says

Dreading the big 5-0? Fear not. A new study says that 60 -- not 50 -- is the new middle-aged.<p>Researchers from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and Stony Brook University say we've been thinking about old age all wrong, and that age is more than just the number of years …

60+ divorce causes financial ruin

The number of people who are getting divorced during their retirement years is on the increase. Known as the “silver separators”, adults over the age …

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Celebrities support Age Cymru’s Big Welsh Month campaign

A WELSH charity’s month-long celebration of Wales and all things Welsh has gained support from some high-profile Welsh personalities.<p>Alex Jones, Aled …

Designing For The Elderly: Ways Older People Use Digital Technology Differently

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

Bob Dylan interview: 'Passion is a young man's game, older people gotta be wise'

As Bob Dylan releases <i>Shadows in the Night</i>, his unique take on some of America's best-loved songs, he talks technique and tradition, giving a rare …

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Hywel Dda University Health Board

The independent study was requested by the Welsh Government and published in October by the Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care. The study …

Providing effective preventative services for older people

The potential to provide preventative services for older people has been promoted by the third sector as one of its unique selling points. This has been reflected in national policy on the basis that key characteristics commonly attributed to the sector suggest they have an advantage over public …

'Most of these elderly people have a simple need – not to be on their own'

Richard, 79, a retired railway engineer in the Midlands, is cheerful and courteous on Good Friday as he explains that since the council axed the Dial-a-Ride scheme his social life, including a lunch club, shopping and outings, has been reduced to a single visit each week to church. A neurological …

Tablet computer web browsing by older people surges

The number of people over 65 years old accessing the internet has jumped by more than a quarter in the past 12 months, fuelled by a surge in older people using tablet computers.<p>A report by media regulator Ofcom called Adults' Media Use and Attitudes found that the proportion of 65- to 74-year-olds …

50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …