Active Ageing

Active Ageing allows people to realise their potential for physical, social and mental wellbeing and to participate in society, while providing them with adequate protection, security and care they need.

Active Ageing in ActionThe British Heart Foundation guidelines for physical activity for over 65s states:

Becoming more active

Active Ageing has been designed to enable older people to become more active in their day to day life, regardless of age.

The programme has been developed and designed by Professor Dawn Skelton in partnership with Active Communities.

The programme focuses on wellbeing and prevention:

Participation in this programme has helped reduce isolation and combat loneliness. It has helped improve balance, strength and endurance.

The programme is fun and is flexible to cope with frail and improving physical fitness with older people.

What participants think

Active Ageing exercising"My family think I'm a different person."

"It made me move muscles I don't normally move."

We are currently delivering the following sessions:

Our partners have recognised the value in our programmes which help to combat isolation and loneliness and have a positive impact on preventing falls.

If you would like to discuss this programme please contact Susan by email: susan@activecommunities.co.uk or call her at the office.

What's on

Loading