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Worried about hair loss?

Hair loss is totally normal especially whilst brushing and showering.  We lose about 50-100 hairs a day but when you notice they aren’t growing back your may need to assess your health and wellbeing as...

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You might live till you’re 103

Half of Today’s children will live until the age of 103, meaning people will have to work longer to support themselves and the rapidly-rising older population will have to learn to get by without relying...

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Scratching an itch really does make it worse!

Research shows that while scratching provides temporary relief, it triggers the production of a brain chemical called Serotonin which intensifies the itch sensation and makes the itch even more maddening. That’s why the more you...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

The Mental Health & Wellbeing Show 2020

Popular award-winning training and events company, Ajuda Training, have created a brand-new event taking place in May 2020 at Cardiff City Stadium – the Mental Health & Wellbeing Show. The event will take place on...

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Great News! – Sex Has Loads of Health Benefits!

Many people don’t realise that in addition to being fun, sex has loads of health benefits – 30 to be exact! Today’s top two benefits are: Sex Improves Women’s Bladder Control Urinary incontinence isn’t a...

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Big Button Phones

We are often asked to suggest products that disabled and elderly people have found useful for everyday living tasks. One of them is a big button phone. Using the telephone to communicate with family and...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Is the art of conversation dead?

Having spent almost the entire festive period with a friend glued to their various mobile devices and being irritable when asked if they wanted a drink or something to eat; it made me wonder… Have...

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Christmas Grants

What help is out there? We always see a dramatic increase in people using our website in the aftermath of Christmas due to debts accumulated over the holiday.  As it can be a difficult time financially...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Toilets ruin British destinations for seven in ten

Hundreds of disabled tourists have spoken out after having trips to British tourist spots ruined by a ‘disgusting’ and ‘degrading’ lack of usable toilets. “It leaves you feeling like they don’t want me there, and it makes...