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Healthy ageing overview

More and more, ageing is something we need to fear less and less. With today’s medical advances, many adults are celebrating good health along with greater longevity. It’s important to be aware of the many components of senior health, including physical health, mental health, and emotional well-being. With healthy lifestyle habits, plenty of exercise and activities, and strong social support, many senior citizens can look forward to personal fulfillment and a long life.

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Older bereaved people can die of a ‘broken heart’

A UK study suggests that older people are more likely to have a heart attack or a stroke in the 30 days immediately after the loss of a partner than people whose partner hasn’t died.

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Milestone medical tests in your 50s

You're in your 50s. It's the prime of your life -- or it should be. Don't let illness rob you of your health.

There are many simple tests, which may be available on the NHS, and may save your health (and your life) later. Arrange an appointment with your GP to find out what would be best for you.

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