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Adding extra years to life and extra life to those years: local government guide to healthy ageing

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION

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Local Government Association

Publication year:

2018

Guide that sets out priority areas for partnership working to improve later life health. The guide focuses on taking a life course approach and developing healthy behaviours and includes practice examples. The eight case studies in the guide provide examples about what can work to reduce the impact of long-term conditions. The case examples cover tackling loneliness and isolation; preventing falls; getting older people active; using lottery funding to boost healthy ageing; an Olympic legacy for older people; extending the NHS Health Checks programme; getting people talking about their health and reshaping the strategy on health ageing. (Edited publisher abstract)


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