Let’s hear it for the joys of summer

Post on Wed 11th Jul 2018

It’s summer holiday season; a time to kick back, escape the everyday and recharge your batteries on carefree sunny days. Whether jetting off to farflung places or enjoying a staycation, a summer break of new experiences and relaxation is good for the soul and the senses.

But please don’t take a break from looking after your hearing – that’s important year-round whatever your age.

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Diabetes week in vision

Post on Mon 11th Jun 2018

It’s an eye-watering statistic that around 200,000 people are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every year.
Today (11 June) is the start of Diabetes Week to raise awareness of this serious health condition which affects a growing number of lives and is the leading cause of blindness in people of working age in the UK.

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School's out so sunglasses on, hopefully!

Post on Tue 29th May 2018

Half-term holidays are sure to brighten up children, especially if the sun shines.

Freed from classroom constraints, it’s a chance to get out and about and enjoy time spent with family and friends.
Please ensure your children have sunglasses and encourage them to wear them. They look cool as well as doing a cool job of protection.

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Taking action on Dementia

Post on Wed 23rd May 2018

Community events are being staged all around the UK to mark Dementia Action Week and Scrivens is joining in to show its support.

From bake and book sales to raffles, fun competitions and eye-catching fancy dress, our branches are raising funds and awareness for our chosen charity Alzheimer’s Society.

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Raising awareness of hearing loss

Post on Mon 14th May 2018

Have you heard? Hearing loss affects more than 11 million people in the UK so you’re not alone if your hearing isn’t what it used to be.

Deaf Awareness Week from 14-20 May is a chance to spotlight the issue and challenge perceptions of hearing loss and deafness across the UK.

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