Adapted sports to tackle inactivity and loneliness
The national bodies for volleyball, weightlifting, orienteering and boccia have launched revamped versions of their sports, in order to attract people aged over 55, and encourage them into physical activity and healthy competition.
The initiative has come about in partnership with Oomph! Wellness, who specialise in improving the health of older adults. They have a national plan to get 27,000 older adults doing regular, fun exercise within two years. Independent Living