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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Active Ageing

Over 50 and looking for activities to help keep you fit and healthy?

Bolton MhIST

A local charity, the Mental Health Independent Support Team provides a friendly, safe and confidential service. Find information on support groups here.

Dementia Resources

Information from Bolton Council for people with dementia and their carers.

Health Information from Bolton Libraries

Details of health information services from Bolton Libraries, including non-fiction stock, Reading Well for Books on Prescription, Health Information Leaflets, Dementia booklist.

Healthy Eating

Want to eat more healthily? Information about programmes to support people of all ages to eat healthily.

My Life in Bolton

Directory of local services which includes adult social care providers, childcare, support organisations, community groups and sports clubs.

Information last updated 22 December 2018

National information

Carers UK

If you would in any way describe yourself as a Carer, this website is full of useful Help and Advice . By clicking on the Help & Advice tab, you will find some very useful links such as Quick guide to caring and Finding help where you live. See also the 5 essentials for carers information.

Disabled Living Foundation

The Your health section of the Disabled Living Foundation’s AskSARA online information service gives you advice about ideas and aids for coping with a range of physical and mental conditions.

Health and wellbeing

Information on how to look after your health and fitness as you get older from Age UK.

Living life to the full

You can get immediate advice on improving life skills for improved mental health (the front page even has a Panic Button!) or sign up for an 8-part course. It’s all free.

NHS Choices

This website is the main route to information and services from the NHS. In the Health A-Z section, you will find immediate links with buttons to a comprehensive health encyclopaedia and to Medicines information. You can also use the NHS Direct symptom checker to get information to help you decide if medical attention is required. In the Health Services near you section, you can easily search for local GPs, hospitals, dentists and other services, using place name or postcode.

Patient UK

On this site you will find a Wellbeing section, where you can get the most recent updates on helping you enjoy a healthy lifestyle. A-Zs for Conditions and Medicines. Videos and discussion forums are also available.