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A Collection of Links to Other Relevant Organisations

This page will feature any sites which we feel would be of interest to the users of the KeepActive Directory. If you know of a site which could be included then please use the 'Contact Us' button above and let us know.

50 Connect : Online community for Over 50's

University of The Third Age Trust : Encouraging lifelong learning for retired people

Step It Up Highland : Dedicated to improving wellbeing in the Highlands of Scotland

Contact the Elderly : Contact the Elderly is the only national charity solely dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation amongst older people, through regular face-to-face contact.

Age Scotland : Age Scotland is the largest charity in Scotland dedicated to enabling everyone to make the most of later life.

Birchwood Highland : The aim is to increase a personís capacity to live independently and feel part of the community, thus reducing feelings of isolation.

Partnerships for Wellbeing : Partnerships for Wellbeing is a Highland wide voluntary organisation based in Inverness dedicated to serving all ages in the community.

Let's Get On With It Together : LGOWIT is a partnership of voluntary organisations, NHS, Local Authority and University of the Highlands and Islands who collectively want to support people with a long term health condition to self-manage.

Highland Senior Citizens Network : A Highland-wide network of local voices, joined to be representative of the 77,000 people of the Highlands who are over 55.

Friendship Services in The Highlands : A range of social and caring resources for older folk in the Inverness area including the Dunbar Centre, Inverness Men's Shed, The Visiting Service, The Morning Call, Smithton Pop-in Centre and The Housebound Library Service.

The Muir Hub : When open in early 2017 there will be meeting rooms, heritage and local information, retail area for local art and crafts, an auditorium which will feature retractable seating and stage with cinema and sound systems. The Cafe in the Hub will be run by the Calman Trust, who have the successful Cafe Artysans in Inverness. Calman are a social enterprise providing training for local young people.

Stairlifts Reviews : There are several ways to adapt a garden to make it accessible to everyone. There is also a good range of adaptive tools and equipment to help you carry on gardening. An excellent page for getting ideas on things you can do to continue enjoying your garden.