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Croeso i Gymru

A while ago a friend of ours ran across a birthday ending in a ‘0’.  To mark the occasion secret plans were laid for a surprise party in Dublin.   701 more words

Self Development

Elderly exercisers can expect an extra five years of life

Regular exercise in old age has as powerful an effect on life expectancy as giving up smoking, researchers say.

The analysis of 5,700 elderly men in Norway showed those doing three hours of exercise a week lived around five years longer than the sedentary. 175 more words

Fitness News

Irn-bru and an Iced Biscuit

Amy Telford, our Events and Community Fundraiser, shares her recent experience visiting some of our Member Groups and seeing firsthand the fantastic work they are doing in their local communities with help from Age Scotland. 470 more words

Around Scotland

The relationship between sport and physical activity in later life

Greg McCracken, Policy Officer at Age Scotland recently attended ‘Learning from the Masters: The relationship between sport and physical activity in later life’ – a seminar hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University. 390 more words

Active Ageing

A New Perspective: Design Thinking for the Elderly

This post is the first in a series of articles focused on design thinking and aging. In future posts, we will explore the use of personas in designing solutions for seniors. 789 more words

Elderly Care


Once a month I write an article for a songwriting website in Canada.  Some feel too specific to songwriting to share in public, there’s a little voice in the back of my head saying ‘Let folks decide for themselves!’, so there is a reluctance to publish them indiscriminately but I thought I’d test the water with this one. 814 more words

Self Development