Drawn from their knowledge and expertise in supporting older people throughout Great Britain, Royal Voluntary Service has produced a number of downloadable guides aimed at older people or their families and carers to help them get more out of life.
We will be updating this section regularly so do come back soon for more of our useful Royal Voluntary Service guides.
Find simple suggestions & advice on healthy eating over 70. From recipes to menu ideas, we have all the information you need on how to lead a healthy lifestyle in old age.
Feeling physically fit and mentally well are important at any age and the two are closely linked.
Royal Voluntary Service and the NHS are working together to encourage people over 65 to get flu safe with a free flu jab from their GP.
This guide from Legal & General provides straight-forward guidance to help people prepare and enjoy retirement.
A stay in hospital can be a worrying time. You might have concerns but they can be reduced by planning your visit in time.
A guide for people over 60 and above from the NHS for getting help when feeling under the weather this winter.
Support and advice for people affected by all forms of dementia and the people who care for them from the Royal Voluntary Service and the Alzheimer’s Society
Royal Voluntary Service advice on how older people should prepare for cold, wintry weather.
Falling is not an inevitable part of ageing. Follow these practical tips to stay safe in and out of the home.
Advice from Royal Voluntary Service for older people and their families for staying safe during a heatwave.
Royal Voluntary Service and Gas Safe Register are working together to raise awareness about gas safety and the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Cooking fresh food or eating well needn’t be expensive or time consuming as you'll find out from this guide.
Losing someone we love is something most of us will have to go through at some point in our lives. Knowing how other people have dealt with it can be helpful.
Children’s tastes and interests are very different now to 50 or 60 years ago. But there are still plenty of things they’ll enjoy that are cheap or free.
Love is a wonderful thing, but sometimes relationships need a little help. Royal Voluntary Service provides tips and advice for a long-lasting relationship.
Managing your money and knowing how to budget are important skills to have. Tips and advice from older people have been there and done it.
Your home is a big part of your life. It can affect your whole sense of well-being so it is important that you feel happy and safe there.