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The importance of exercise as you get older

8 February, 2017

Physical activity and exercise can help you stay healthy, energetic and independent as you get older. Many adults aged 65 and overspend, on average, 10 hours or more each day sitting or lying down, making them the most sedentary age group. They’re paying a high price for their inactivity, with higher rates of falls, obesity, […]

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Five lifestyle tips for a healthy tummy

28 December, 2016

  1. Beat stress to ease tummy troubles You may have noticed a feeling of unease in your stomach during times of stress. That’s because anxiety and worry can upset the delicate balance of digestion. In some people stress slows down digestion, causing bloating, pain and constipation, while in others it speeds it up causing […]

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CLECE GROUP, MINISTRY OF HEALTH, SOCIAL SERVICES AND EQUALITY AWARD FOR COMMITMENT AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

30 November, 2016

To commemorate International Day Against Gender Based Violence on 25th November, the spanish Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, MSSSI, has recognized Clece’s involvement in the struggle against this social scourge. Clece Group has received one of the Recognition Awards given to Organizations and People who are Committed to the Eradication of Violence against […]

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The flu jab

27 October, 2016

Flu vaccination is available every year on the NHS to help protect adults and children at risk of flu and its complications. Flu can be unpleasant, but if you are otherwise healthy it will usually clear up on its own within a week. However, flu can be more severe in certain people, such as: · […]

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Alzheimer’s disease

21 September, 2016

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, affecting an estimated 850,000 people in the UK. Dementia is a progressive neurological disease which affects multiple brain functions, including memory. The exact cause of Alzheimer’s disease is unknown, although a number of things are thought to increase your risk of developing the condition. These include: […]

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Five steps to mental wellbeing

24 August, 2016

Evidence suggests there are five steps we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing. If you give them a try, you may feel happier, more positive and able to get the most from life. What is mental wellbeing? Sarah Stewart-Brown, professor of public health at the University of Warwick and a wellbeing expert, says: […]

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Should we ‘eat breakfast like a king and dinner like a pauper’?

29 June, 2016

“We should ‘eat breakfast like a king’ to fight obesity, scientists claim,” the Daily Mirror reports. The headline was prompted by a new review into “chrono-nutrition”, which involves seeing if when we eat is as important as what we eat. The review suggests eating more of our total daily food intake in the evening – […]

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Clece presents the Compromiso Awards for the most outstanding projects in integrating and raising awareness of socially vulnerable segments

8 June, 2016

· The awards in the four categories of disability, social exclusion, gender-based violence, and the elderly have respectively been won by the associations Centro de Atención a la Discapacidad Infantil, Arca Empleo, Comunidad Adoratrices     Almería and DYA-R  · The jury comprising personalities from both the institutional world and civil society chose from a field […]

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Is passive smoking harmful?

31 May, 2016

Yes. Breathing in someone else’s cigarette smoke (passive smoking or secondhand smoking) can increase your risk of cancer and other health problems. It is also particularly harmful for children. Smoke stays in the air When someone smokes a cigarette, the smoke from the burning tip is released into the air. So is the smoke they […]

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Physical activity guidelines for older adults

19 May, 2016

How much physical activity do older adults aged 65 and over need to do to keep healthy? To stay healthy or to improve health, older adults need to do two types of physical activity each week: aerobic and strength exercises.  The amount of physical activity you need to do each week depends on your age, […]

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What is asthma?

27 April, 2016

Asthma is a long-term condition that affects your airways – the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. You could say that someone with asthma has ‘sensitive’ airways that are inflamed and ready to react when they come into contact with something they don’t like. Asthma tends to run in families, especially […]

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Global obesity rates expected to soar in next decade

6 April, 2016

“One-fifth of adults worldwide will be obese by 2025,” The Guardian reports, while The Sun warns that the “UK’s population to be fattest in Europe” by the same date. These are just some of the conclusions of a major modelling study of global obesity trends. The study used data covering 19.2 million adults in 186 […]

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Helping someone with dementia with everyday tasks

16 March, 2016

When a person with dementia finds that their mental abilities are declining, they’re likely to feel anxious, stressed and scared. They may be aware of their increasing clumsiness and inability to remember things, and this can be very frustrating and upsetting for them. If you are looking after someone with dementia, you can help them […]

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New guidelines to improve care for people at the end of life

18 February, 2016

The National Institute for health and Care Excellence (NICE) has launched the first guidelines for the NHS on improving care for people who are in their last days of life. The guidelines aim to put the dying person at the heart of decisions about their care, so that they can be supported in their final […]

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Stay active over 65 for healthy bones

2 February, 2016

It’s true that our bones tend to lose strength as we get older. But even in later years there is plenty we can do to slow down bone loss and avoid the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis. In general our activity levels tend to drop as we get older. You may feel you don’t have the energy […]

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Can dementia be prevented?

22 January, 2016

There is no certain way to prevent all types of dementia. However, a healthy lifestyle can help lower your risk of developing dementia when you are older. It can also prevent cardiovascular diseases, such as strokes and heart attacks. To reduce your risk of developing dementia and other serious health conditions, it’s recommended that you: […]

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High blood pressure: does it lead to diabetes?

4 January, 2016

Study gives strongest link yet between blood pressure and diabetes. At first glance these might be considered two unconnected conditions, but research over the years has led to diabetes being classified as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Researchers looked at data on more than 4 million people in the UK who were free of […]

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Merry Christmas

28 December, 2015

We would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy new year

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What is cholesterol?

17 December, 2015

It is a fatty substance necessary for the functioning of the body. It is part of the membrane of our cells and necessary to produce some vitamins, hormones and bile acids.We acquired it with the intake of some foods, but our body also creates it. For that reason, when cholesterol levels rise above normal values, […]

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Arterial Hypertension

11 November, 2015

What is high blood pressure (HBP)? It is a chronic disease characterized by an increase in the pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries, as the heart beats. It is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality especially in developed countries. When checking blood pressure two numbers are given, […]

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All About Allergies

20 August, 2015

Allergies – what should we know? What is an allergy? Allergies are hypersensitivity reactions to particles or substances (allergens) which, if inhaled, ingested or touched, produce various symptoms. The predominant allergens in our environment are pollens – which cause hay fever – and dust mites, followed by drugs and food. Currently, between 30% and 40% of the […]

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Clece Care Services Launches Brand New Website

19 May, 2015

Clece Care Services is pleased to announce the launch of our brand new redesigned website www.clececare.co.uk . The new website helps you find the information you need quickly – such as the services we provide, where we are, and how you can be a part of the team. Our News section and social media accounts […]

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Dementia Awareness Week 2015

18 May, 2015

Monday 18th May – Sunday 24th May is Dementia Awareness Week in the UK, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Society. Dementia is a collection of symptoms that are caused by damage to the brain and whilst it is widespread in people over 65, it can also affect younger people. In the UK, there are around 800,000 people […]

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Clece Care Services is recruiting!

17 April, 2015

As a growing company, Clece Care Services is always looking for motivated, compassionate home care workers. Whether you currently work in the industry or looking to begin a rewarding career in social care, we have a number of exciting new opportunities across the UK in areas such as: Reading Southampton Basingstoke Durham Cheshire Lots more […]

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