Staying steady - Information Guide
Whether you’re fit and active, have mobility problems, or worry about falling, this guide offers practical tips on how to improve your strength, balance and mobility.
Who can help in South Lakeland
This is a list of organisations providing housing, safety or financial support for older people in South Lakeland.
Societies and Clubs - South Lakeland
This list aims to give you help and advice to find the best Societies and Clubs in South Lakeland.
Living with Dementia - South Lakeland
This leaflet provide advice on how to get help from Social Services, financial support and the aids and equipments what you need.
Help with transport - South Lakeland
Disabled parking (blue) badges, public transport (bus & train travel) and other services
Equipment to make life easier - South Lakeland
This list provides some idea of where you can get equipment from Alarms and Disabled Parking Badge to Hearing Aids to help when everyday tasks become a little harder.
Later Life in the United Kingdom - Factsheet
This factsheet, is the most up-to-date source of publicly available, general information on people in later life in the UK. Wherever possible, figures for the whole UK are quoted. For ease of reading and unless otherwise stated, the term “older” is used h
Home safety checker- Information Guide
This guide has advice on safety in the bathroom, bedroom, kitchen and garden and outlines ways to seek help
Internet security - Information Guide
The guide details how you can spot online scams, so you can feel safe & confident when logging on.
Staying cool in a heatwave - Information Guide
This guide will help to find out how to protect yourself from the heat and how to recognise heat-related illness.
Your mind matters - Information Guide
This guide looks at things you can do to look after your mental wellbeing, as well as steps you can take if you think you need some help.
At home with dementia - Information Guide
If you or someone you care for is living with dementia, this guide will help you to think about each room in the home and see what changes might be appropriate now or in the future.
Living with early-stage dementia - Information Guide
This guide is aimed at people who have been newly diagnosed with early-stage dementia. It takes them through the practical steps they should put in place now.
Caring for someone with dementia - Information Guide
This guide takes you through the dementia journey, from getting a diagnosis to talking to family and friends, joining a carers group, accessing help, and the practical things such as sorting out someone’s finances and legal affairs
Healthy eating - Information Guide
This guide includes tips on eating a varied and balanced diet, how to maintain a healthy weight and information on food safety.
Wills and estate planning - Information Guide
Find out how to make a will, what issues to consider, and when to get professional advice.
Bladder and Bowel Problems - Information Guide
This guide looks at different types of bladder and bowel problems and what you can do to help yourself.
Advice for carers - Information Guide
This guide covers the benefits you can claim, requesting flexible working hours and organising respite care.