Eatwell and Livewell with Age UK

“Eatwell and Livewell” is a service that supports older people, identified as having nutritional issues, whose health may be suffering as a result of being at risk of becoming underweight. Age UK provide the service working alongside health professionals, including doctors, nurses and dietitians. In order to benefit from “Eatwell and Livewell”, people should be: - … Continue reading Eatwell and Livewell with Age UK

Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees Holiday Fund – Grants available

Age UK have a limited fund to grant to older people to go on holiday who otherwise may not be able to afford it. The fund, made available by the Community Foundation for Calderdale, is now open and grants must be used by the end of the year (2016). The maximum grant is up to £500 … Continue reading Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees Holiday Fund – Grants available

April is Age UK C&K’s Wills Month

Making a will is the best way to ensure your wishes are carried out after your death. Local solicitors are donating their time and expertise to write wills for Age UK supporters. Make your will with participating solicitors this April and help support local charity Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees. Click here for further information online

Get active with Age UK – Tai Chi Exercise Classes

This gentle exercise  can be performed either standing or sitting and the exercises are designed to reduce the risk of falling by developing and improving balance, strength, flexibility, body awareness, posture & co-ordination. The classes are delivered by a qualified Tai Chi tutor, who provides a flexible program of exercise to meet individual needs at the … Continue reading Get active with Age UK – Tai Chi Exercise Classes

Get online at Home – Digital Inclusion with Age UK

Are you, or do you know of any older people who might benefit from supported access to a computer? Access to the internet has a number of benefits including  shopping online and staying in touch with family & friends. Age UK may be able to offer FREE of charge - Loan of digital equipment, one to one support and more … Continue reading Get online at Home – Digital Inclusion with Age UK

Learn the ways of technology with Age UK’s Digital Inclusion IT Classes

Learn your way around a computer with Digital Inclusion Information Technology classes every Wednesday at Pellon Network Centre from 10am to 12pm. Or get one to one basic learning at the following Calderdale Libraries: King Cross Library Elland Library Brighouse Library Rastrick Library Includes loan of IT equipment, tablets and laptops with WIFI and support from … Continue reading Learn the ways of technology with Age UK’s Digital Inclusion IT Classes

Age UK Q4 newsletter out now!

Keep up to date with what is going on at Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees with their Q4 newsletter which is out now. You can pick a copy up at their shop in The Woolshops, Halifax or download from their website at:  http://www.ageuk.org.uk/calderdaleandkirklees/newsletter-sign-up/