Healthy Ageing

Connecting with others

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It’s really important to spend time with others, make friends and build a social and support network for yourself in your local community.

Help Getting Online

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We are in a world where most things you need to do are now online. If you can use a computer, browse the internet and fill out online forms, this will help you to be able to do more practical things on your own.

Free vitamin D for residents 60+

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Newham residents aged 60 or over are eligible for free vitamin D supplements to help you stay healthy. This is because it can be harder for people aged 60 and over to get enough vitamin D.

Learning new skills

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Learning a new skill is a great way to challenge yourself, keep your mind active and to meet new people.

Help filling out forms

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Forms can be difficult to fill out. If you need help filling forms, take a look at all the support on offer in Newham.

Planning Ahead

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Planning ahead for our future care and for after our death is something all of us can do to make sure we can share our wishes with our loved ones.

Ageing Well Strategy

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We want Newham to be a place where everyone can age well.

Keeping Active

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Help reduce your risk of health problems, feel better, happier and less stressed.

Living Well with a Disability

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Find out what support is available for residents with disabilities.