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3 Warning Signs of Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the No. 1 killer in the UK, responsible for the deaths of an estimated 73,000 people every year, according to Heart UK. To protect yourself from CHD, it's important to recognise the symptoms. Here are three common warning signs of the condition. 

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3 Healthy Breakfasts

For many people, eating a healthy breakfast each morning is essential to staying energised throughout the day. When people don't eat anything for breakfast, their bodies begin to conserve energy and burn fewer calories. To get yourself ready to take on the day, try one of these nutritious breakfasts.

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5 Easy Ways To Become More Active

Maintaining a regular exercise routine is important for healthy ageing. Just 150 minutes per week devoted to exercise will help keep everything from your muscles and joints to your heart in good condition. However, staying physically active can prove challenging at times, especially if you aren't used to exercising regularly. Use these tips to motivate yourself and make working out easier. 

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Tips for 'Love Your Liver Month'

January is Love Your Liver Month, which means it's time to focus on your liver health. One key component to maintaining a healthy liver is controlling what you eat. In addition to regular exercise, there are certain foods that protect this vital organ from damage and others that should be avoided. 

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Study Finds Nature Films May Benefit Those With Early Dementia

Dementia is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. In the UK alone, there are an estimated 850,000 people diagnosed with the memory-loss condition, according to the Alzheimer's Society. People experiencing the onset of dementia may begin to show signs of restlessness and frustration as symptoms like confusion start to occur. This is particularly true when the sun goes down - a condition called sundowning. A recent study by researchers at Exeter University discovered that watching nature films may reduce the side effects of sundowning in those in the early stages of dementia.

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Gracewell of Maids Moreton Celebrates New Name

Once known as Maids Moreton Hall, one of Gracewell Healthcare's care homes has recently celebrated its renaming. Residents of what's now called Gracewell of Maids Moreton enjoyed a purple-themed party for the special occasion.

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5 Tips For Coping With Surgery

As we get older, we become more vulnerable to conditions like arthritis as well as injuries that can lead to serious joint and muscle problems. Surgery is a common solution to these physical impairments. For example, more than 75,000 hip fractures occur in the UK each year, many of which result in hospitalisation and surgery, according to the NHS. Similarly, the number of people who have knee surgery across the country can reach 70,000 annually.

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Gracewell and Sunrise care homes open their doors this Christmas

Loneliness among the elderly is a major problem, especially during the festive season. In fact, in the UK alone, an estimated 1 million people say over a month will pass before they speak to a family member, friend or neighbour. These people not only lack the support they need during difficult times, but they also don't have anyone to share special moments with, such as Christmas. This is why Sunrise Senior Living and Gracewell Heathcare homes are inviting older people in their local communities to join them on Christmas Day for company and a warm meal.

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