Scientific research has found that spending two hours in nature each week is linked to better health and wellbeing. Taking part in community gardening can also encourage people to adopt healthier behaviours. This includes walking and eating fresh produce… And the evidence base is growing. Furthermore, the NHS are increasingly prescribing time in nature and community gardening projects as part of “green prescriptions”.
‘After water, tea is the second most commonly consumed beverage in the world’. Dr. Tim Bond, of the Tea Advisory Panel. So, how many benefits could there be in drinking cups of tea? In this article, we will be presenting you with the studies, evidence, and facts so that you can decide.
Sometimes it feels like everyone is talking about Netflix… That watching live TV is something of the past! Running to the kettle in the ad breaks, being home for 7:30pm to watch Eastenders each night… It has all changed! But that got us thinking, are the traditional getting left behind? With this in mind, we had a look at what was available on Netflix and put together a list perfect for the elderly.
Sadly, a common assumption is that the elderly community is either past the ability to be active. Or, the only activities and options out there are bowls or pilates. However, we disagree with this completely. After doing research into different physical activities, we have found many different clubs and activities all over the world that will inspire you to join something new in order to keep fit and healthy!