Tag Archives: Older People

Men United enjoy an active morning at Ovenden Park

The Men United at Ovenden Park group is thriving once again with 15 members of the group getting together this morning to enjoy a variety of activities including Walking Football, Indoor golf and Kurling. The group really enjoyed the Walking Football which saw two teams … Continue reading

Posted in Get Involved / Have Your Say, Health, Mar, Ovenden, Staying Well | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Activities for over 50’s in Southowram

Over 50 and looking for something to do? why not go along and enjoy weekly activities with SOFA (Southowram Over Fifties Activities) including scrabble, art workshops, line dancing, table tennis, singing and more. Every week at St Anne’s Community Rooms, HX3 … Continue reading

Posted in Get Involved / Have Your Say, Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Get a Metro Senior Pass for FREE off-peak travel

If you are at or above pensionable age did you know you can get a Metro Senior English National Concessionary Pass which gives holders FREE off-peak bus travel throughout West Yorkshire and England as well as half fare off-peak rail travel in … Continue reading

Posted in Get Involved / Have Your Say, Oct | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NEW Walking football session for over 50’s

Are you over 50 and looking for a fun and easy way to stay active? Get involved with new walking football for over 50’s – Just £4 per person including refreshments. Every Wednesday (from 5th October) – 6pm to 7pm At … Continue reading

Posted in Get Involved / Have Your Say, Go Walking, Health, Oct | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Triumphant Phoenix Shed!

What a triumph of teamwork and sheer determination from the guys at The Phoenix Shed to produce 18 new rowing boat rudders for the St. Gemma’s Hospice 35th Windermere Row, that took place over the weekend of 25th and 26th … Continue reading

Posted in Get Involved / Have Your Say, Health, Jun, Ovenden, Staying Well | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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, … Continue reading

Posted in Get Involved / Have Your Say, Health | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Park & Warley Our Communities Award 2016: Contribution to the Older Generation – WINNER ANNOUNCED!

WINNER: Mount Tabor Luncheon Club The Mount Tabor Luncheon Club have spent 40 years providing lunches weekly on Tuesdays for the senior citizens of Mount Tabor whilst providing companionship, two course meals and tea. At present there are seven helpers who … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Get Involved / Have Your Say, May, Staying Well, Warley | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Phoenix Shed is now open

The Phoenix Shed, Halifax is now open for business to all men over 55. A shed is many things to many men but at The Phoenix Shed we cater for everyone and have so much to offer, including friendship. In … Continue reading

Posted in Get Involved / Have Your Say, Health, Ovenden, Staying Well | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Volunteer role – Over 50’s alcohol champion

More than a third of the UK population is over the age of 50 both nationally and in Calderdale. It is estimated that 1 in 5 older men and 1 in 10 older women are drinking enough to harm themselves. … Continue reading

Posted in Get Involved / Have Your Say, Health | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Young at Heart Club welcomes its 200th member

The Young at Heart Club (Shay Stadium), a group for over 50 years of age members, which was formed by the Calderdale Community Coaching Trust, (the community arm of Halifax RLFC ) in 2011, welcomed its 200 member, in December … Continue reading

Posted in Staying Well | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

An offer from Insight Healthcare this Christmas!

Are you holding an event for Older Adults this Festive Season or  know someone who is? Insight Healthcare might be able to help you with your event, perhaps in terms of providing a few staff members to volunteer or in other … Continue reading

Posted in Dec, Health, Nov, Staying Well | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Walking Football at 3gi Soccer

If you are over 50 and looking for a fun way to keep active, why not take part in new walking football sessions for over 50’s Every Friday (from 6 March) – 11.30am to 12.30pm At 3gi Soccer, Shaw Lodge Mill, Halifax, HX3 … Continue reading

Posted in Get Involved / Have Your Say, Health, Staying Well | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Age UK, Information & Advice Volunteer wanted

Age UK are looking for volunteer support for at least half a day per week to assist older people with their health and care needs and help them complete the Attendance Allowance claim form. Age UK provide training and ongoing … Continue reading

Posted in Get Involved / Have Your Say, Training&Employment | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Try Pilates with the Illingworth & Bradshaw LA Group

The Local Activities Group in Illingworth & Bradshaw was formed to improve the health and wellbeing of people aged over 50 in the local area and they invite you to go along and try out their Pilates class. Every Thursday from … Continue reading

Posted in Aug, Events, Get Involved / Have Your Say, Health, Illingworth & Mixenden | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Try Pilates with the Illingworth & Bradshaw LA Group

The Local Activities Group in Illingworth & Bradshaw was formed to improve the health and wellbeing of people aged over 50 in the local area and they invite you to go along and try out their Pilates class. On Thursday … Continue reading

Posted in Aug, Events, Get Involved / Have Your Say, Health, Illingworth & Mixenden | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Walking Football for Over 50’s at OSCA

OSCA are re launching walking football, providing a fun and sociable environment and an ideal way to enjoy a slower but just as competitive version of the game you love. Go along and give it a go, played on a … Continue reading

Posted in Get Involved / Have Your Say, Go Walking, Health, Ovenden, Staying Well | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Golden Years Roadshow at The Shay

Go along to the Shay Stadium on Friday 18 September 2015 from 9.30am to 3.30pm for the Golden Years Roadshow; a FREE event aimed at older people within Calderdale. CFFC are sponsoring 10 charity exhibition stands valued at £200 each … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Get Involved / Have Your Say, Sept, Staying Well | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Website launched for Calderdale Forum 50+

Calderdale Forum 50 Plus, the voluntary organisation that represents people aged over fifty, has launched a brand new website designed to highlight information and issues which are useful and important to people within this age group. The website has three … Continue reading

Posted in Get Involved / Have Your Say, Health, Staying Well | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Local Activities for Over 50’s in Illingworth

The Local Activities Group (LA Group) in Illingworth and Bradshaw was formed specifically to improve the health and wellbeing of people over 50 in this area of Halifax. If you are interested in meeting new friends and doing new activities … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Get Involved / Have Your Say, Health, Illingworth & Mixenden, Staying Well | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Radio shows planned for over 50s with Phoenix FM96.7

Forum 50+ together with Phoenix Radio (FM96.7) is planning a series of pilot radio shows specifically aimed at people aged 50 and over. Initially the show is set to air once a month but if they can build a large … Continue reading

Posted in Apr, Get Involved / Have Your Say, Staying Well | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment