Category Archives: Top tips

Leaflet of simple exercises

I make no apology for making another post about exercising. Parkinson’s UK is very clear that exercise is very important, indeed I have heard it called “the new medication”. Active Surrey has made a leaflet giving 6 very simple exercises … Continue reading

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Exercise videos from Parkinson’s UK

During lockdown, Parkinsons’s UK have been putting up a series of videos to help you keep exercising. They are on YouTube and if you click here, you should get to a list of them. Lots of choice including balance, seated … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s and Coronavirus booklet

Click here to download a full size booklet from Parkinson’s UK about Parkinson’s and Coronavirus. This is in full colour and has 28 pages. This was published in mid-May and is a very useful summary of much of the information … Continue reading

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10 Today exercise videos

We all know exercise is very important but it is so difficult to keep going during lockdown when we don’t have the weekly motivation of an actual exercise class.The internet is awash with videos, targetted at all ages and abilities, … Continue reading

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Boredom Busters

RHL – Rushmoor Healthy Living – have put up a really great range of links on a Boredom Busters page. Please note RHL states “We do NOT endorse these websites or any of the companies/products advertised on the sites, and … Continue reading

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Beware of scams

This information is taken from the Rushmoor Borough Council webpage about Coronavirus At this time more than ever, it’s really important not to get caught out by scams and rogue traders. According to Hampshire County Council’s trading standards team, known … Continue reading

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Self-catering cottages in Dorset

Ellwood Cottages are three self-catering cottages in Dorset which are wheel-chair accessible. They get glowing reviews on tripadvisor! Find out more at www.ellwoodcottages.co.uk or ring 01258 818196

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Winter Wellness

Rushmoor have brought out a very useful pamphlet about keeping well in winter. It does have some useful information which only applies to Rushmoor; there is also good advice for all of us, wherever we live. Click here to view

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Hints and tips

Parkinson’s UK has a publication called “Hints and Tips for People with Parkinson’s”. You can order this from their website, or you can download a copy from https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/tips-and-hints-people-parkinsons. I much prefer to look at the Word version and it would … Continue reading

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Disability Railcard

You can get a Disability Railcard for £20 which entitles you to 30% off rail travel for yourself and a travelling companion if you are in receipt of a Personal Independence Allowance, a Disability Living Allowance or an Attendance Allowance. … Continue reading

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