Excercise, gardening and wellbeing sessions for over 50’s
Our twice weekly drop-ins offers a space for service users to access, support and befriending, culturally appropriate meals and other activities such as: Indian head Massages, support, talks and presentations on a host of subjects (e.g. how to look after your Heart, Diabetes, and controlling stress) and our reflexology service.
Free online activities such as Mindfulness.
Information, advice and guidance for Southwark residents aged over 50 on: Benefits, debt, housing, consumer issues, transport and energy costs
Pioneers’ over 50’s Afro-Caribbean club meets once per month and various community faith groups on Sundays
Health & Wellbeing activities: A range of activities aimed at improving the physical health and well-being. These include: strength and balance exercise classes, Forget-Me-Not group for those concerned about their memory, information events, yoga classes, Smile Inside – Singing for COPD and MW, and access to the free older people’s osteopathy clinic.
25 exercise and activity groups across the borough. This includes gentle exercise groups and seated yoga and dance. We also run social conversation groups, bridge, singing, a lunch club and IT groups. Three of our groups are specifically for adults with dementia and these include singing, reading and a peer support group. We also offer one group for carers of those with dementia. Our groups are focused on improving both physical and mental health through exercise sessions held by those skilled in working with older people and those with mobility issues to gentle discursive groups that offer a peer network and social interaction.