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OPRG annual event

OPRG annual event

OPRG Annual Event – 10.00 am to 3.00pm 9th April, Clapton Girls Academy, Laura Place, E5 0RB The City & Hackney Older Peoples Reference Group’s ANNUAL EVENT, which this year is taking place at : Clapton Girls Academy, Laura Pl, Clapton, London E5 0RB As we are providing a hot… Read More

Resilience after a stroke

Resilience after a stroke

“Getting out of the house and meeting new people in the same situation is very important,” Ivy Powell Recovery from a stroke is a slow process, but never give up. Recently I have wondered about getting a mobility scooter. If I want to go to the shops I have to… Read More

Spotlight on Hoxton Health

Spotlight on Hoxton Health

Better health in later life If you have an open mind, Hoxton Health is the place for you. Hoxton Health specialises in low cost complementary wellbeing services for the over 50s. Treatments at the St Leonard’s Clinic include osteopathy, acupuncture, aromatherapy massage, homeopathy, herbal medicine, foot clinic, reflexology, craniosacral therapy… Read More

The Willingness to Live

The Willingness to Live

Audrey Donaldson – The Willingness to Live Interview and introduction by Elizabeth Galloway from Connect Hackney Senior Media Group Audrey was a healthy 35-year old mum when she began experiencing weakness in her body, which her doctor diagnosed as rheumatism. Within 48 hours she was unable to move her body… Read More

Intergenerational Gardening

Intergenerational Gardening

Winnie Roach – Intergenerational Gardening When I was young in Guyana all our fruit and vegetables came from our garden and fish from the stream. We only had to buy oil, flour and other essentials. I grew up with nature. The community looked out for the children, making sure they… Read More