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Independent living for older people in Hampshire

The independent living for older people web pages should help you to find a whole range of useful information for older people, not just from Hampshire County Council but also from partner agencies, district and borough councils, charities and voluntary organisations.

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The Older Drivers Awareness Week 2015
Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Older Drivers Forum will be running an awareness week from Monday 28 September to Saturday 3 October.

The events will be open between 9.30am to 3pm for people to just pop in - find a venue near you - it's FREE and you don’t need to book.

International Day of Older People
What's happening in Gosport - Gosport events  Download Adobe Reader to view this PDF 4MB

The NEW Trigger Tool programme
Download the new training programme from the Trigger Tool page

Keeping safe in the community DVD
This DVD presents the issues around safety out and about and safety at home

Falls prevention

Better balance for life

Keeping physically active can help you stay independent as you age

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Hitting the cold spots

Keeping your home warm and you and your family healthy

Safety and security

Safety concerns

Safety concerns including help with hazards in the home and energy advice

Emergency help

Emergency help

Household emergency help including electrical, gas and water problems


Health issues

Issues such as medication, better balance, mental health and sight or hearing problems


Personal wellbeing

Your personal wellbeing including day to day tasks, gardening and support for carers

Access the community

The community

Local social activities and transport including keeping fit, volunteering and learning opportunities


Financial & legal concerns

Concerns including legal problems, wills, employment and pensions


Useful information

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