What's On/Available for People Aged 50+

fun saying.jpgUndernoted is a list projects and activities available for older people.  If you require information on any of the undernoted, please contact the project directly.  

ACE IT:  Friendly and fun computer sessions for the over 50's - get help with your computer, Ipad, Tablet etc

THE BITE 'N' BLETHER LUNCH CLUB:   For people aged 60+, is an initiative jointly hosted by The Well Café and Arthur's Café. The lunch club will provide hot, affordable, healthy food for older people and with the aim of helping to reduce social isolation.

CARE & REPAIR:  Organisation that provides practical DIY help to anyone over the age of 60.    Also always looking for volunteers

CONNECTING COMMUNITIES:    Morningside Library - every Wednesday morning - drop in session for the over 65's.  Have a cup of tea, a chat and find out what's going on.

ERIC LIDDELL CENTRE:   Offers a range of activities or simply visit their charity shopping mall or drop in for a coffee.

LIFECARE Edinburgh:  Offers a range of care services in the community. 

LIVING IT UP Online self-management hub, which aims to inspire and help people to improve their health and wellbeing.

LOOPs: Find out what's happening locally and across the city. Try something new or just go loopy!

PRESTONFIELD NEIGHBOURHOOD PROJECT:  provides day services for older people in the community of South Edinburgh.

PRESTONFIELD NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE - CARERS CAFE - Provides a chance to meet other carers for mutual support and devise a progranme of activtities that the carers would like available to them.

PRESTONFIELD NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE - MENS GROUP  - Click here if you are feeling isolated and looking for the company of other men. 

PLEASANCE DAY CENTRE - MEMORY CAFE - New Service (April 2015) for anyone affected by Dementia, including families and carers. 

BRAIDWOOD CENTRE - DUMBIEDYKES - Community Centre run by local volunteers.  Variety of activities throughout the day/week.

VINTAGE VIBES: A fresh new service tackling isolation and loneliness among 60+ in Edinburgh, offering companionship, reliable support and the opportunity to be more socially connected.

If your organisation would like to be linked to this website please contact Hana MacKechnie, Lifelong Learning Locality Development Officer. Email: hana.mackechnie@edinburgh.gov.uk

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