The benefits of cycling for older people

We’re big advocates of people remaining as active as possible as they get older and in the past we have blogged about the benefits of walking, dancing, pilates, yoga and exercise in general for people who are getting older. If you or a loved-one have good mobility and want to change up your exercise routine […]

The benefits of birdwatching for the elderly

We regularly blog about all the different activities that the elderly can do, as we think it’s extremely important that they keep physically and mentally active. Birdwatching is another great activity that we would encourage people of any age to take up. It’s not physically demanding, so great for those who are less mobile, but […]

The benefits of bingo for the elderly

If you have an elderly relative, neighbour or friend, then chances are they may have played bingo in their younger days. The game is a British staple and is still played at local clubs, holiday parks and in bingo halls across the country. We actively encourage our service users to take part in any activities […]

Festive activities for the elderly

Christmas is fast approaching and the build up is all about getting involved and getting as festive as possible, but it’s important to make sure everyone is included, especially any elderly relatives, friends or neighbours, as this can be a particularly lonely time of year for many of them. We’ve put together some ideas of […]

Knitting is the ‘new yoga’

Having a hobby that can reduce stress and anxiety is extremely important in this day and age and we encourage our service users to take up something to keep their mind and hands busy. As many of them are not as able as they used to be, they often take up hobbies they can do […]

Good weather activities for the elderly

As we all know it’s important to make the most of any good weather days we have here in Britain so we’ve put together some ideas for activities you can do with an elderly friend or loved one to help get them out of the house and into the fresh air. Walking Walking is a […]