Scouts, Silver Sunday & Skills for Life

Scouts, Silver Sunday & Skills for Life

“Thank you very much for a really lovely afternoon’s tea party yesterday. Mary and I had a really good time talking to all your lovely cubs. We were very impressed with how mature and grown up they were and their kindness to us oldies, you should be very proud...
Winter & Dementia

Winter & Dementia

Winter Activities for Someone Living with Dementia By Ben Atkinson-Willes, Founder Active Minds The winter season is a brilliant time for taking part in indoor activities and games; for someone living with dementia, incorporating seasons into activities it can help to...
Silver Swans

Silver Swans

By Johanna Hadley, Silver Swans®, Janet Lomas School of Dancing, Bury Silver Sunday is a unique opportunity for older people across the country to participate in activities that they have never tried before. On Sunday 6th October 2019, we celebrated Silver Sunday with...
Tea Dance for One Thousand Guests

Tea Dance for One Thousand Guests

‘Miss Marple’ joins 1,000 older people at Sir Simon Milton Foundation Tea Dance On Sunday 1st December former Miss Marple and Gangsta Granny actress, Julia McKenzie CBE, joined 1,000 Westminster residents aged 65 and over for a glorious afternoon of live music and...
Guest Post: Activities Helping People with Dementia

Guest Post: Activities Helping People with Dementia

How Activities Such As Gardening, Music And Cooking Help People With Dementia Guest Post by Sarah Anderson. If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia then you’re not alone – there are currently around 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK....