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Can you help us by becoming a Walking Friend for an older person?

Can you help us by becoming a Walking Friend for an older person?

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 13:28

in partnership with AgeUK Herefordshire & Worcestershire, we are delighted to be starting a new service which pairs local volunteers with people who would like to get out and about in their local community; this is Walking Friends.

Due to the COVID19... Read More »

Tags: Active, Active Ageing, Active HW, Activity, Age UK, Isolation, Loneliness, Volunteer, Volunteering opportunity, Walk, Walking, Walking Friends, adults, ageing

Stress-Busting Exercises to try at Home

Stress-Busting Exercises to try at Home

Posted: Sun, 31 Oct 2021 07:45

The 1st of November marks the start of International Stress Awareness Week and at ActiveHW we want to help people recognise the incredible benefits exercise can have on our mental wellbeing as well as our physical health, and encourage everyone to be... Read More »

Tags: Active, Active Ageing, Active HW, Active Lives, Activity, Benefits of exercise, Boxing, Exercise, Physical Activity, Running, Stress, Walking, activities

Catrina's Story

Catrina's Story

Posted: Tue, 04 Sep 2018 10:56

Active HERE supports adults in Herefordshire to get active by bridging the gap between contemplation and attending their first session.

'I had been experiencing body pain for some time and during an appointment with my GP I was given a leaflet about Active... Read More »

Tags: Get Active Outdoors, Herefordshire, Power of Sport, Walking

Active Age Festival 2018

Active Age Festival 2018

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:15

The annual Active Age Festival is back for its 7th year, welcoming Worcestershire's older adults to a day filled with activities in a great new location!

The Active Age Festival is a free event for older adults organised by Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire,... Read More »

Tags: Age UK, active, activities, ageing, classes, football, free, freedom, golf, groups, mobility, nordic, older, perdiswell, taster, walking, zumba

National Walking Month - Get ready to #Try20 this May

National Walking Month - Get ready to #Try20 this May

Posted: Thu, 05 May 2016 13:03

May is National Walking Month. Living Streets is asking the nation to give walking a go and pledge to #Try20. They're challenging you to see if you can walk an extra 20 minutes every day throughout the month.

Feel-good reasons to #Try20

Tags: National Walking Month, Try20, Walking