October Forum

18 October 2018 Forum Meeting at St Faith’s Church Hall, Hitchin.

NH50+ members and visitors had an excellent time. Church Hall was absolutely packed.

 Helen Newman from Active Letchworth Partnership was our main speaker who is responsible for encouraging people to exercise whatever their limitations. All the information was distributed about her new programme called

Spring in your STEP.

The aim of her programme is to improve physical and social wellbeing and to increase confidence when exercising and interacting with others and to have positive impact on mental and physical health through exercise.

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People living in the towns and villages of North Herts now have their own Over 50s Forum - North Herts 50 Plus.  

Older Peoples Forums around the country have been bringing over 50s together for many years, to solve problems and improve life for themselves and their communities.  

These Forums, run by over 50s for the benefit of the over 50s, provide a strong, clear voice for older people and work to positively influence decision making that affects older people.

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Health is one of the most important things to take care of. By having routine health checks, you can spot any issues in the early stages. 

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Type 2 Diabetes Support Group

A peer support group for people living with Type 2 Diabetes has been set up in Stevenage, which meets on a monthly basis.

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‘All our Futures’ Housing for Ageing

Click here to read the Summit Report for Housing.

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Around 6 million people aged 65 and over do now have internet at home, 3.7 million of whom are aged 75+.

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How to prevent yourself getting a cold in the winter months

 Winter is coming and so is the time of the cold. Follow these steps to prevent yourself falling ill. 

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Beware of Euro Millions Scam

Hertfordshire County Council is asking residents to be on the alert for a lottery scam operating in the county.

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Hertfordshire Careline

Hertfordshire Careline, an independent living service provided by North Hertfordshire District Council gives customers the freedom to enjoy their independence at home, with the reassurance that help is available at the touch of a button 24 hours a day, 365 days a year if they need it.

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Herts Healthy Homes

Herts Healthy Homes can help you stay well throughout the year by providing support with practical advice on paying your bills and budgeting, fire safety and home security checks. For more information call 0300 123 4044. 

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