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What is healthy ageing?

Healthy ageing is a term used by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Healthy ageing is 'developing and maintaining the functional ability that enables wellbeing in older age' (2021). In other words, making choices that promote health, wellbeing and long term independence.

What is healthy ageing?

Healthy ageing means making choices that help you stay independent for longer. Some lifestyle choices that influence your health include:

  • How and when you exercise
  • Who you surround yourself with
  • How much you enjoy your home
  • How you use and challenge your brain
  • How you think and feel about your life.

Scientific research has proven that most of these things are within our control. Take the free quick quiz to find personalised strength and exercise suggestions, social activities, and assistive products to help you today.

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What is assistive technology?

Assistive technology (AT) is any item, piece of equipment, program, or system that maintains or improves a person’s capabilities. Using assistive products will help you tackle everyday activities, so you can enjoy independence.

LiveUp suggests simple assistive products and common everyday solutions. You can find them in local pharmacies, supermarkets and hardware stores.

To find out how AT can help you, take the quiz. The quick confidential questions will show you personalised suggestions so you can live life the way you want to.

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Making Choices Finding Solutions

The guide below will help you find and choose simple assistive products to help you every day.

Assistive products, as well as basic changes to your home, can help you control how you live your life.

You'll find lots of suggested products from well-known retailers and reliable online stores. As you turn each page the links will light up!

You'll also find useful tips and advice from occupational therapists. Flip through the guide below for more.

The guide below will help you find and choose simple assistive products to help you every day.

Assistive products, as well as basic changes to your home, can help you control how you live your life.

You'll find lots of suggested products from well-known retailers and reliable online stores. As you turn each page the links will light up!

You'll also find useful tips and advice from occupational therapists. Flip through the guide below for more.

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