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Blog

The Dower House ethos is rooted in the desire to support people to live as independently as possible in later life. In order to achieve this, it’s important to take care of your health and wellbeing. In our blogs, we consider the different aspects of ageing and later life, sharing tips, advice and relevant news to help you prolong your independence whether in your own home or in residential care.

How to Boost Your Immune System

Author: Philippa Thompson

With the summer well and truly behind us, the leaves mostly fallen and the weather feeling distinctly chilly, now is a good time to think about ways to boost your immune system over the winter months.

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Five ways to keep your mind active in later life

Author: Philippa Thompson

As we age it’s not just our bodies that show signs of slowing down, but it doesn’t need to be all bad news. Whilst there is no doubt that DNA plays a significant factor in how we age, there is more and more evidence available to support that keeping physically and mentally active helps to retain well-honed cognitive skills for longer.

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5 Steps to Healthy Eating in Later Life

Author: Philippa Thompson

No matter how old you are, a healthy diet is critical to maintain a healthy life. With so many diets to choose from, how do you make sure you are making the best choices for your health?

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