Chiropody and Foot Care – Shoes

What your feet sit inside could mean the difference between staying safe and having a major fall. A chiropodist would always recommend a shoe with a comfortable fit to walk on throughout the day. Basically, a good shoe should be flexible and have a strong heel for a firm grip....

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Support Dementia Action Week

From Monday 20 May to Sunday 26 May, it’s Dementia Action Week – a week that unites individuals, workplaces and communities to take action and improve the lives of people living with dementia. Every three minutes, someone in the UK develops dementia. Here are some dates for your diaries of events happening across...

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Sleep Patterns and Later Years

Did you know for over 65s, 13% of men and 36% of women take more than 30 minutes to get to sleep? Sleep patterns do change as we age such as, – sleeping less deeply and waking up more often during the night having spent more time in the lighter...

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Panto Horse Race is back Aug 2019

What are you doing Aug 26th 2019? Well by popular demand, Panto Horse Derby is back for the Summer in more rip-roaring action and fundraising for good causes. Sign up below for this Bank Holiday extravaganza by entering your horse for a race to the finish along Colchester hight street. The Panto Horse Derby Bank...

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Gardening Project at Age Concern North Hill

How will our garden grow at Age Concern Colchester? Introducing our Gardening Project for those who are lonely. We are looking to renovate our property so that we can create a gardening project allowing people to develop friendships and garden at the same time. We will also improve the entrance so it is easier to get...

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The rise of the Trekking Pole and Nordic Walking

Back in the 1930s, ski coaches reached a Eureka moment after searching for a solution to the difficulties training the Finnish olympic team during the off season months. They suggested the use of trekking poles to support walking without snow, hence the name Nordic Walking. Nowadays, the use of trekking...

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