Keeping Healthy and Safe
This section contains information and advice on maintaining your independence while COVID-19 affects our lives. There are links to official COVID-19 guidance, positive and uplifting articles on how individuals and communities are working together, ideas for socialising using technology, and also guidance for improving your physical and mental well-being.
Stories you may be interested in
Kathleen Hendry, 78, turned to our LifeCurve App to keep active during lockdown after her local strength and balance classes were suspended due to Coronavirus. Read about her story in the BBC News article below.
Mental health in later life
At any age, painful events or changes in your situation may affect your mental health and make you more vulnerable to problems, such as depression or anxiety. Find out more about mental health in later life.
Information for Grandparents and Parents
Domestic abuse can affect older people
There has been talk of domestic violence during the pandemic and lockdown, this can affect older people as well. Information on domestic abuse and older people.
A few tips to help during the latest restrictions including the benefits of keeping active, to help stay positive this winter.read more
Mind for better mental health, has developed useful information to cope with being anxious or worried about the coronavirus and how it can be affecting you at this time. This might feel stressful but there are a lot of things you can try to help your well-being. Please do share this article with friends and families or colleagues in your workplace.read more