Health and wellbeing

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Keeping in good health is important, particularly as you get older.

By making small changes that will improve your physical and mental health you can help reduce your risk of developing long-term health conditions, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer or diabetes.

Whether it's stopping smoking, changing your diet, losing weight, getting more active or cutting down on alcohol, it is never too late to make these changes. It could reduce your need for care and support services in the future and help you to remain as independent and in your own home for as long as possible.

In this section you can find information about different ways to stay healthy and look after yourself, information on some health conditions and where to go to for help. Please browse the following sections for a range of useful information:

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