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Healthy, happy, connected offers advice and tips on how to enjoy your later years and do what you can to stay physically and socially active.

Discover how to:

  • Find social groups and classes in your area
  • Keep in touch by learning how to use a computer
  • Find local volunteering opportunities
  • Take simple steps to feel healthier
  • Get help if you feel down. 

From joining a walking group to signing up to a telephone book club, there are many things you can do to make life more fulfilling – whatever your stage of life. The important thing is to look after yourself.

The advice in this guide applies to England only. A lot of it will still be relevant to you but we have a few suggestions if you are looking for advice that is specific to other parts of the UK.

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Our friendly, accessible Advice Guides give older people advice and tips on making the most of later life. (For alternative formats, i.e. large print or audio cd, please email


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