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Directory of projects for older people

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Age Concern (England) have published a booklet entitled “Health Enhancement: A Directory of Projects for Older People” which contains details of over 50 projects set up throughout England aimed at improving the health of older people. The emphasis is on mutual and self help, and on the responsibility of the individual for his or her own health. A wide range of activities are described including pensioners’ health courses, screening and health surveillance by the Primary Health Care team, keep fit and cookery classes, campaigns for improvement of services and self help groups.

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