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Younger 4 longerYOUNGER 4 LONGER
Younger 4 Longer Training trains churches to provide the successful community based 'Younger 4 Longer' ® exercise programme - evidence based exercise sessions for older people in the community. The founder, Diane Priest, based in Wimborne, Dorset gained more ...
Geoff Knott
LinkVisitingimage 300CAN YOUR CHURCH CONNECT WITH OLDER PEOPLE?
Johanna, aged 86, met Jenny, a volunteer befriender with Link Visiting, a few weeks ago. They sat in Johanna’s front room and showed each other photos of their families. Johanna’s husband died 15 months ago, leaving her isolated and, as she says, “feeling more ...
Rosalind Davies
The Happiness CourseNATIONAL HAPPINESS MATTERS MORE THAN NATIONAL WEALTH
Action for Happiness commissioned a YouGov poll in March 2014. which found that the vast majority of people think levels of happiness and wellbeing matter more than the size of the economy. A majority (87%) of UK adults were found more ...
Geoff Knott
Link Visiting Logo 300THE LINK VISITING SCHEME
The Link Visiting Scheme aims to befriend and support anyone who is isolated or lonely and who would benefit from receiving a regular visitor. The majority of those visited are older people, but there are no age restrictions applied. You may be asking more ...
Geoff Knott
The Happiness CourseTHE HAPPINESS COURSE
Life is full of paradoxes. Here’s one: since World War Two, this nation’s wealth has skyrocketed, but people’s happiness or wellbeing has not – it’s flatlined. Advertisers, the media and filmmakers tell us that happiness is found primarily through accumul more ...
Geoff Knott
Blog 0915 Cookery classEMPOWERED FOR LIFE
Last night, I started a ‘cooking from scratch’ basic cookery course. I’m a bit embarrassed to admit that I’m in my mid-30s yet have never learnt to cook. I wasn’t taught at home; I do remember some lessons at school but I think they pretty much involved more ...
Natalie Williams