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Elderly vision loss: glaucoma types, tests and treatments

This week marked National Glaucoma Awareness Week, a country-wide initiative that aims to reduce rates of elderly vision loss by raising awareness and funds for new treatments. Organised by the International Glaucoma Association, this year's event called on older people to get checked for dry eye syndrome. This condition affects 50–60% of people with glaucoma, and approximately one in three people over 65 across the country. In honour of this event, we've prepared a short guide to glaucoma types, tests and treatments.

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07 June 2018
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Family Support & Coping with Dementia and Making Decisions

We'll talk about some of the practical and legal issues surrounding the care of people with dementia with particular emphasis on relieving the pressure on their families

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04 May 2018
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International Women's Day: Celebrating our older women

With both International Women's Day and Mother's Day right around the corner, we wanted to take this chance to celebrate the older women in our society.

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08 March 2018
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“Did you know I used to fly a Spitfire?”

Perhaps that 95 year old lady who is now small and frail and a bit confused actually flew Spitfires in the last world war or drove an ambulance on a battlefield. Imagine that.

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09 February 2018
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Run, walk or push against dementia

How far will you and your family go?

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02 February 2018
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West Hampstead Wellness Cafe

A free and friendly group for senior local residents and their carers to enjoy tea, cake and social activities…

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23 January 2018
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Balham Wellness Cafe

A free and friendly group for senior local residents and their carers to enjoy tea, cake and social activities.

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23 January 2018
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Music Memories, Oxted, Surrey

Designed for people with dementia and their carers.

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17 January 2018
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Music Memories, Lingfield, Surrey

Why not join this fun and stimulating singing group?

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17 January 2018
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Memory Cafe - Reigate, Surrey

Designed for people with dementia and their carers, you can be sure of a warm welcome, and a good cup of tea! All FREE

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17 January 2018
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What happened on International Day of Persons with Disabilities?

Take a look at some of the inspirational events that have been organised to mark the latest edition of International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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11 January 2018
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Balham Wellness Cafe

A free and friendly informal group for senior local residents and their carers to enjoy tea, cake and social activities

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03 November 2017