3,500 with dementia, latest figures show

It is estimated that about 3,500 people over 65 are living with undiagnosed dementia in Bucks, latest figures show.Dementia Awareness Week is run annually by the Alzheimer’s Society with this ye

Energy Doctor helps beat bills crisis

Households can expect an average saving of £125 on their annual energy bills, thanks to an Energy Doctor scheme.More than 400 visits have been to Buckinghamshire homes in the past 12 months.T

Health in a heartbeat

Women are being encouraged to look after their heart health as part of a new campaign being run by Buckinghamshire Council.Focusing on women, the public health initiative aims to draw attention to

Get your body MoT

Bucks residents aged between 40 and 74 are being encouraged to book a free NHS Health Check at their GP surgery.The council points out that the risk of developing heart disease, stroke, type 2 dia

Town's health tonic

A new initiative called ‘health on the high street’ is being trialled in Aylesbury town centre.The first such pilot scheme involving Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is set to open later t

Funtime for free

Bucks and Herts families who have children and young adults with additional needs can take part in six leisure activities this summer. The free activities are being provided by charity Absolutely

New neuro name

The Chilterns MS Centre in Wendover has rebranded as the Chilterns Neuro Centre.This reflects the opening up of the charity’s support services to people with neurological conditions other than m

The age of caring

Bucks residents have given their thoughts on what healthy ageing means to them as part of an exercise being run by Buckinghamshire Council.According to the World Health Organisation, ‘ageing wel

Homeless cash aid

A Government department has awarded Buckinghamshire Council £2.7 million of funding to help rough sleepers.The funding f

Stub it out and save

Stoptober is back and local smokers are being invited to join more than 2.5 million others who have attempted to quit during the campaign since the launch a decade ago.