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Do you need to borrow money? (The Money Advice Service)

Before you sign up for a credit card, bank loan or store card, or add to an existing card or loan it makes sense to think about whether you really need to borrow money. At times like this – with economic uncertainty and rising bills…

Drinking alcohol while pregnant (NHS Choices)

Experts are still unsure exactly how much – if any – alcohol is completely safe for you to have while you're pregnant, so the safest approach is not to drink at all while you're expecting. Is it safe to drink alcohol when pregnant? The Chief Medical Officers for the…

Equipment and Technology

There are a wide range of daily living aids, technology and adaptations that can make daily life just that little bit easier. How do I search? Just click on the menu below to find a wide range of shops and online retailers that can support you to find the…

Exercise in pregnancy (NHS Choices)

The more active and fit you are during pregnancy, the easier it will be for you to adapt to your changing shape and weight gain. It will also help you to cope with labour and get back into shape after the birth. Keep up your…

Falls (NHS Choices)

Anyone can have a fall, but older people are more vulnerable and likely to fall, especially if they have a long-term health condition. Falls are a common, but often overlooked, cause of injury. Around one in three adults over 65 who live at home will have at…

Falls prevention (Age UK)

We shouldn’t see falls as a normal part of ageing or something that ‘just happens’ as you get older. There are lots of simple things you can do to help you stay steady on your feet. For further information, see Age UK's guide to falls…

Falls Prevention (NHS Choices)

There are ways you can reduce your risk of having a fall, including making simple changes to your home and doing exercises to improve your strength and balance. If you've fallen in the past, making changes to reduce your chances of having a fall can also help you overcome any fear…

Good debt versus bad debt (The Money Advice Service)

Before you borrow money, it's worth knowing the difference between good debt and bad debt. Some things are worth going into debt for, others can leave you in a big financial mess.  For more information visit the Money Advice Service website

Have a healthy diet in pregnancy (NHS Choices)

A healthy diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle at any time, but is especially vital if you're pregnant or planning a pregnancy. Eating healthily during pregnancy will help your baby to develop and grow. For more information visit the NHS Choices website

Have you tried the Staffordshire Connects Health and wellbeing planner?

Have you tried our Health and wellbeing planner? Everyone can use our Health and wellbeing planner to help make positive lifestyle changes to your lifestyle and find the support needed. Whatever lifestyle changes you are planning to make, getting some support from the planner could be just the thing…
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