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Older people


Pension Credits/ BBC TV Licensing Changes for the Over 75s

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Homemade Easter Cards!

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Survey: Lewisham health and physical activity strategy

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Contact the Elderly: This charity is looking for drivers to volunteer once a month on a Sunday. They are keen to expand their service, but are limited without more volunteers. Link: https://www.contact-the-elderly.org.uk/

Lewisham Council – Warm Homes Healthy People Program Groundwork London is partnering with Lewisham Council to deliver free energy saving home visits for the the Warm Homes Healthy People scheme. Keeping warm over the winter months can help prevent colds, flu or more serious health conditions such as heart attacks, strokes, pneumonia and depression which …

The Broadway Theatre, Catford. Join the Broadway Blazers for people aged 55 and over every Wednesday from 1-3pm. Two hours of drama, dance and singing culminating in a live stage show at Christmas! £6 a session. https://www.broadwaytheatre.org.uk

We’ve been asked to help promote a new service which starts from 1st February. Please do spread the word to older family members and neighbours. This service is aimed at people who find it difficult to use public transport for their shopping needs due to mobility and/or health issues. The service intends to help improve …

Funding for arts activities for older people Remember the #LoveLewisham Campaign? Well Lewisham didnt win, but were awarded money to host a ‘Festival of Creative Ageing.’ This is being launched on Tuesday by organisers The Albany, Entelechy Arts and Lewisham Council. Outline: For three weeks in September and October 2019, Lewisham will become “a hive of creative …

This Remembrance Sunday marks the centenary of the Armistice which ended the First World War. The Borough of Lewisham’s official civic Service will take place on Sunday 11 November at Lewisham War Memorial which is directly opposite Lewisham Hospital.  Time: 10.45am All Lewisham residents are welcome to attend the service, programmes for the service will be handed …

Nordic Walking with Sonya – in Manor House Gardens (free) Places available! Courses start on Thursday 18th Oct 10:00 – 11:00 am (every Thursday for four weeks) https://gcda.coop/lewisham-nordic-walking/

New Monday classes to the weekly timetable! After the Autumn Half Term, Yoga with Anna Classes recommence on Monday 29th October for a new 7 week block of classes at the beautiful Manor House Library in Hither Green. Anna’s aim is to make yoga accessible, un-intimidating and above all enjoyable. Beginners Welcome. Suitable for all abilities.    Anna …

Meet Kevin George: Lewisham has a dynamic and young Public Heath Team and they are keen to get out in front of Lewisham’s looming health problems. They have planned a series of Health Talks at Lewisham Library, 7-8pm. Kevin George, former West Ham and Charlton footballer turnedhuman behaviour specialist and best-selling author of “Soccology” considers …