Ageing Well

Ageing Well

It’s normal to experience more health problems as you get older, but this doesn’t mean you should ignore them.

Treatment can prevent, resolve and manage a variety of health conditions, so consulting your practice team in the first instance can be the key to enhancing your quality of life and ageing well.

Audiology

If you feel that you have a hearing issue you should discuss this with your GP.

Adult audiology:
www.eastcheshire.nhs.uk/Our-Services/Audiology

Ear wax:
www.nhs.uk/conditions/earwax-build-up

Delerium

www.dementiauk.org/delirium

Dementia

Local Services

Dementia information:
www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/livewell/living-independently/living-with-dementia

Day support:
www.ageuk.org.uk/cheshireeast/our-services/day-centre

Community dementia companion:
www.eastcheshirehospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/SFC-24-Community-based-dementia-companion-service.pdf

National Services

www.dementiauk.org
www.alzheimers.org.uk

Falls prevention

Local Services

Be Steady Be Safe:
www.everybody.org.uk/what-we-offer/get-fit-and-healthy/health/falls-prevention

National Services

Preventing falls:
www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/exercise/falls-prevention

Loneliness

Local services working to combat social isolation:
www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/livewell/health-matters/keeping-well/loneliness-and-social-isolation/loneliness-and-social-isolation

Men in Sheds: support for men over 50:
www.ageuk.org.uk/cheshireeast/our-services/men-in-sheds

National Services

Call in Time. Telephone befriending service for over 60 year olds:
www.ageuk.org.uk/services/befriending-services/sign-up-for-telephone-befriending

Pressure ulcers

www.nhs.uk/conditions/pressure-sores

Stroke

Recognising a stroke:
www.stroke.org.uk/what-is-stroke/what-are-the-symptoms-of-stroke

When you have had a stroke:
www.stroke.org.uk/sites/default/files/when_you_have_a_stroke_v2_april_2019.pdf

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