Resistance and Strength Training in 7 Questions

Following on from Nordic Walking and the delights of Tracking poles, our attention now turns to Resistance and Strength training. For resilience and wellbeing in later years we offer this short guide. 1. Q: What exactly is Resistance and Strength Training? Anything which involves exercising the muscles against a form...

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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 the 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...

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Ageing Well Gadgets: The Touch Screen

Touch sensitive devices: iPad, Smart Phones and Tablets There is lots to consider as to the potential of games, puzzles and therapeutic apps available on most hand held devices. These days the older generation are becoming more used to operating their smart phones and tablets on a regular basis. Health...

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Ageing Well Gadgets: Motion Controlled Video Games

Video Games for physical activity through motion control: What is it? It is a sign of our times residential and care homes are investing in motion controlled video games to support mobility, cognitive and mental functioning in later years. Even hospitals are discovering the therapeutic benefits from using such technology...

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Introducing the Ageing Well Brochure

Good News! We are proud to introduce the first Ageing Well brochure for Colchester which is now available online for you to download: Ageing Well Brochure As one gets older, it is inevitable that crucial life-changing decisions can cause anxiety. In later years those choices don’t get easier and can often seem confusing...

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Concessions in Colchester for Senior Citizens

Planning a day out around Colchester? Well, you could save money if you are a senior citizen. There is no point missing out on a range of discounts and concessions available to senior citizens at certain venues with travel cards available for rail and bus. Take a look at the list of...

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