Free cycle hire in Slough

Public Health’s physical activity and exercise referral scheme “Slough in Motion” is now offering residents 12 months of free cycle hire. Thanks to their relationship and the great work of the “Better By” team, they are proud to offer anyone … Read More

Get your FREE blood pressure checks at a local pharmacy – Slough

Get your FREE blood pressure checks at a local pharmacy – Slough Free blood pressure checks are being offered at 17 local pharmacies across Slough for people over 40 with no known diagnosis of high blood pressure. One in nine … Read More

Flu season advice from Public Health Slough

Did you know….between 50 and 100 people die every year in Slough due to the Flu, a third of which are otherwise healthy individuals with no underlying health conditions. Do you want to risk getting the flu? Flu facts: 1) … Read More

Meet & Mingle

Meet & Mingle is a voluntary, non-profit charity organisation for women living in and around Slough. Meet & Mingle aims to help to build self-esteem, confidence and networking within the community and build community cohesions. The group helps to reduce isolation, … Read More

Enabling seniors to age in place increases quality of life and happiness

Please see the following links shared with us by George an Aging at Home Activist The Checklist for Aging in Place https://www.care.com/c/stories/5432/a-checklist-for-aging-in-place/ Moving an Aging or Disabled Parent Into Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/moving-in-aging-or-disabled-parent/ Emergency Preparedness Guide … Read More

In Case of Emergency – ICE

“In Case of Emergency” By adding ICE to your mobile phone, it allows paramedics on the scene to identify you, treat you and be able to contact your next of kin immediately. It is particularly useful for carers as should … Read More

Web Resources for Alzheimers and Dementia

The following links were kindly provided by Marie Villeza, Jim Vogel & Others Driving and Dementia – The Direct Line Guide for Seniors https://www.directline.com/car-cover/driving-and-dementia Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/09/preparing-your-home-for-a-loved-one-with-alzheimers-a-caregivers-guide.html Alzheimer’s and Keeping … Read More

U3A Slough

About Slough U3A http://www.sloughu3a.com/ The University of the Third Age (U3A) is a learning co-operative of older people, which enables members to enjoy and share educational, creative and leisure activities. There are now more than a thousand U3A groups in … Read More

Berkshire Easy Diabetes Support Group

berkshireeast.diabetesukgroup.org A support group for people with diabetes and those who want to know more about it

Stroke.org.uk

By 2035 over 2 million people are predicted to be living with the effects of stroke, including many with disability and needing long-term care. The stroke.org.uk website is a great resource for learning more about how you can find support.

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