Independent living - your health & wellbeing

Help and advice to help you stay fit and healthy if you have reduced mobility.

Independent living - your health & wellbeing.

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Looking after yourself

Taking care of your health as you get older

Advice about common conditions and what you can do to reduce their impact.

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Healthy heart

A guide for how to care for your heart and monitor your blood pressure.

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Blood pressure monitor buying guide

We’ll take you through our range of medically-accredited devices.

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Relaxation at home

Ways to relax, reduce your stress, and to gently unwind.

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Keeping fit

Exercise is essential for both your physical and mental wellbeing

Mobility challenges can make certain types of exercise difficult, but there are many different ways you can keep fit and stay healthy.

Learn more about home workouts

Weights

Ideal for improving circulation and burning calories while you're sitting down.

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Treadmills

Great for aerobic exercise. You can adjust the speed to suit your pace.

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Yoga

Relaxing, low cost and great for stretching your core muscles.

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Supports

Specially designed to offer comfort and relief to your joints and muscles.

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Healthy eating

Healthy eating doesn't have to be a hassle

There are many easy ways you can enjoy a balanced diet, rich in fruit and vegetables, and low in saturated fats and sugar.

Read our healthy eating ideas

Slow cooking guide

An easy way to create delicious meals that seal in more vital nutrients.

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How to make a smoothie

You can pack a smoothie with all kinds of healthy ingredients to get your 5-a-day.

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Health fryer guide

A great way to enjoy some comfort food but with fewer calories.

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Vegan recipes

A vegan diet can be vibrant, appetising and full of delicious vitamins and nutrients.

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More ways to keep active

Garden inspiration

How to create and maintain a beautiful garden.

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Sewing machines buying guide

Get the right kit you need to knit.

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Go get baking

Raise your game with delicious cakes and treats.

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Choosing a pet when you're older

Pets are great company, and they have all kinds of health benefits.

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Helpful advice

Wellbeing Contact Centre

Talk to our dedicated team of experts.

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