Don't be lonely this winter

The clocks going back can often signal the loneliest time of the year for older people.

Monday, 5th November 2018, 9:29 am
Updated Monday, 5th November 2018, 4:37 pm

Research conducted earlier this year by Older People North West in the Waterside shows that loneliness has a significant negative impact on mental health and emotional well-being with winter being flagged up as being a particularly difficult time. Older People North West runs a packed schedule of activities at no or low cost. There are gentle exercise programmes such as Tai Chi, Yoga and Ageless Grace, a daily luncheon club , one to one computer tuition, reminiscence and reading group, knitting, crochet and craft and art, three afternoons of line dancing and sequence dancing, a walking group, guitar club and music. For more information drop in to Malvern House, Chapel Road, ring 028 71347478 or email [email protected]