Community groups and social activities

What does it do?

To help prevent isolation and depression in older people its essential that good mental health is maintained. Research has shown that people who have a better social life have a better immune system and physical health.

3rd sector and voluntary groups run social activities such as tea dances for older people as a chance to socialise and get some exercise.

Small cost, big difference

Who it is for?

For older people

Where it is available?

Local service (East Northamptonshire, Kettering, South Northamptonshire, Wellingborough, Corby, Daventry, Northampton).

How to access or apply for it:

To find out about activities, forums, events, news and to give your views, visit the Northants 50+ network's website at http://www.northantsfiftyplus.co.uk

Age Concern Northamptonshire at http://www.acnorthants.org.uk

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Info last updated:

16/08/2011
Provider
Customer Service Centre, John Dryden House, Northampton, NN4 7YD