You already know your body is going to change as you get older. That’s why it’s important to live as healthily as you can, not only to help prolong your life but also to stay as independent as possible.

If you don’t try and stay healthy, everyday jobs may become more difficult and life simply may not be as much fun. With time on your hands when you retire, we’re sure you’d rather enjoy it in a good state of health and mind.

So what can you do to help yourself stay fit, happy and healthy? From diet and nutrition to dealing with physical disability, we hope we can help you find out.

Diet and nutrition

Keeping an eye on what you eat

Physical disability

Support for physical disabilities

Active pastimes

Keep moving as you get older


Sports and exercise for active older people

Illness and injury

Getting better when you’ve been unwell