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Getting Online at 85

The 13th – 19th of October is “Get Online” week! Our Digital Communications Officer Emma Bisset visited a computer club held by Keeping in Touch Edinburgh (KiTE), to find out how the organisation is helping older people overcome their fears of technology and getting them online. 637 more words

Active Ageing

Out of the Shadows: Time to Shine - tackling loneliness and isolation in Leeds

Today, 1st October, is UK Older People’s Day and in the run up, our blog has been promoting various events being held to celebrate the achievements and contributions that older people make to society. 406 more words

Working Together

Celebrating International Older People's Day

Infographics courtesy of Office of National Statistics

UK Older People’s Day is on 1 October every year to coincide with the UN International Day of Older Persons. 701 more words

Health And Wellbeing

Sedentary Behaviour – What “sit” all about?

There has been a lot in the news lately about sedentary behaviour and the effect this can have on our health.

Jenny Ackland, one of Age Scotland’s Allied Health Professionals, talks us through the research and why, even with a background in health, she was surprised by just how much of an impact sedentary behaviour can have on our physical and mental wellbeing. 582 more words

Active Ageing

Becoming an 'older person'

We often use the term ‘I feel old’ rather than ‘I am old’. Maybe there’s something telling in how we express our age. But how do we know when we are old and how do we react when people tell us we might be? 1,361 more words

Health And Wellbeing