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Staying active and healthy in later life

It's never too late to think about a healthier lifestyle. Sometimes just a few small changes can make a big difference to your health and wellbeing.

Online resources

Here are some of the more useful online guides aimed at older people:

Preventing and coping with falls

Falls are the most frequent and serious type of accident for people aged 65.  

You can help to reduce your risk of falling through regular exercise to improve your strength and balance. There may also be ways you can adapt your home to make falling less likely.

To find out what you can do, read our advice on preventing or dealing with falls.

NHS Choices guide to falls (opens new window) and Age UK falls prevention advice also offer helpful tips.

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