As an osteopath I work closely with a lot of older people and one of the things that always strikes me most is how isolated and lonely life can be for them.
It is my job to make sure that they are comfortable physically but we often forget 'good health' is much more than just the physical.
This is where MHA step in and provide that extra piece of the picture that is often overlooked, but so important. Their Live at Home schemes mean that older people can remain part of the community and regain their sense of value and confidence.
We need more of the these schemes to help reduce isolation and loneliness for old people.
The great thing about fundraising for MHA is that it is based around having fun - it really is the best fundraising for ages!
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Set in rural Hampshire Parkland, Wickham Park has 18 challenging holes, spread over 5,868 yards. Relax and enjoy a bacon roll and hot drink on registration, before teeing off and playing all 18 holes. See if you can win the prize in our longest drive challenge, or if accuracy is more your skill, will you be closest to the pin? Once you are done and scores are in, settle down to a sit down meal to gloat about the ones that went in and quick...
The Great South Run takes you through Portsmouth, following a 10 mile route around the city passing the famous Historic Dockyard at Victory Gate, Spinnaker Tower, and finishing on the seafront with beautiful views of the Isle of Wight The course is fast, flat and fun, with fantastic crowds and music to keep you going. It’s the perfect race for beginners and experienced runners alike. Finally, the flat stretch along the sea front to the finish ...