Leisure, activities and interests
Having an interest, getting out and about and connecting with the world is great for your physical and mental health.
Find out more about Freedom Passes, Blue Badge, taxicards, mobility schemes and more.
Find out about community groups and organisations around Barnet including: Age UK, Citizens Advice Barnet, Barnet Carers Centre, Healthwatch Barnet, Bright Futures, Barnet Mencap...
Later life planning helps you meet the challenges that ageing brings
Growing older doesn’t come with a manual, but Age UK Barnet's Later Life Planner service can encourage people to look at their life as a whole, and to plan ways they can sustain or improve their own wellbeing into old age.
If you fancy a bit of company while you have your meals, or want to learn how to cook healthy food
Making friends | combat loneliness
Sometimes it can be really hard to admit feelings of loneliness and social isolation, but there are ways to overcome this...
Useful tips to keep warm and well:
- checking up on elderly neighbours, friends and relatives
- getting good deals on heating and energy bills
- taking care when out and about
- flu jabs and other health advice
You can reduce your risk of having a fall, including making simple changes to your home and doing exercises to improve your strength and balance