Ponteland Ageing Well
Ageing Well in Northumberland was set up to work with local people to promote the health and wellbeing of older people within their local communities.
The Ageing Well programme brings together older people, volunteers and a range of local organisations to offer information and support to help older people stay active, connected and well. Partners led by Northumberland County Council include Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, local community and voluntary organisations, housing associations and leisure services.
Initiatives vary to suit local needs from promoting support for people living with dementia, encouraging volunteering to health promotion. With events such Young at Heart, Step into Spring and Winter Warmers aimed at staying active, safe and enjoying life.