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Full of life - Celebrate older people's day 2015

There is so much to enjoy and do for all ages in Poole, so why not join in…

Background

UK Older People’s Day is on 1st October every year to coincide with the UN International Day of Older Persons. The main aim for the day is to be a celebration of the achievements and contributions that older people make to society and the economy. Older People’s Day supports the campaign to challenge negative attitudes and outdated stereotypes.

The day will be marked in Poole with events from the 21st of September.

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Don’t want to go alone…

There are plenty of befriending groups and services that provide help and support. For instance, COMPASS (Communities Older Members Accessing Services and Support) is a service by Faithworks Wessex to help the over 65's maintain their quality of life and reduce their social isolation.  Please call 01202 304004 for more details.

Other activities that may be of interest:

  • Brendoncare offer social and friendship clubs across the Borough - brendoncare.org.uk/clubs/our-clubs/bournemouth-and-poole, 01962 852133

  • Help and Care provide information and advice to older people, carers and communities.  Call 0300 111 3303

  • Age UK’s Project Purple provides community based activities in Bournemouth, Poole and East Dorset for the over 55' s. Courses include Yoga, Energetic Walking Group, Basic & Intermediate Computer courses, Excursions & a Pub Club. 

 
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