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Health And Wellbeing

This section is packed full of good ideas to help keep older people fitter and healthier. Its a local twist on our main health and well being section, so please search there for disease specific information.

Having A Healthy Christmas Lunch

We often associate Christmas with lots of great food and alcohol and the temptation for healthy habits to slide is both alive and alluring. So, here are some hints and tips to help you and your elderly relative stay healthy during the festive period.

Eating Healthily In Old Age

In this section Brighton & Hove Food Partnership offer advice on how to maintain a nutritious diet, which is more important than ever for older people. 

Keeping Fit In Mind And Body

It can be difficult to keep active in old age. In this section we give you some tips on how your relative can stay healthy. 

Gardening is Great for your Mind & Body

The Food Partnership supports a huge range of projects based around food growing, community gardening and demonstrating sustainable living. There are over 75 community gardens just in Brighton & Hove, with many more across Sussex. 

The Rapid Access Clinic for Older People (RACOP)

The Royal Sussex County Hospital’s RACOP (Rapid Access Clinic for Older People) aims to deliver excellent care for older people in Brighton and Hove and where appropriate, reduce secondary care admissions.

Osteoporosis

Adopting healthier lifestyle habits can decrease the risk of Osteoporosis and help ensure a higher quality of life for years to come. Click here to read more from The Brighton & Hove Food Partnership on how eating a well-balanced diet, with a variety of foods, can help adults promote their overall health.