Exercise and physical activity

Leading a physically active lifestyle can have a significant impact on the wellbeing of people with dementia. Exercise is beneficial for physical and mental health and may improve the quality of life for people in all stages of the condition. Physical activities are...

Dating in later life

Many older people start dating again in later life. You may be lonely after bereavement or divorce and want to find a new partner or you may just want someone to go out and have a good time with. Dating can be daunting if you haven’t done it for a long while but it...

Coffee companions is coming to Wyvale Garden Centre

The Café at Wyevale Garden Centre is starting the new year off by offering its clientele a new way to socialise and make new friends.           Coffee Companions is a deceptively simple concept which uses Chat Mats to open up communication. The two-sided Mat is placed...

Fancy a cup of Coffee?

Several Coffee Companion schemes have recently been launched across Buckinghamshire. Coffee Companions is a scheme which  helps to create contacts and build healthy communities. It is a relatively new idea and full details can be found on their website. There are two...

Reading Groups

Being part of a reading group is a great way to meet new people or stay in touch with friends. There are over 200 groups who meet in Buckinghamshire and over 400 reading group sets to chose from! Ask in your local library for more details or call us on 01296 382415 or...

Kick start the year with Active Bucks

There is strong scientific evidence that physical activity can make a major contribution to leading a healthier, happier and less lonely life but not enough of us are meeting the recommended weekly requirements. In fact, data suggests that over 37% of Bucks adults...