Helping residents to age well through physical activity and sport
Our next partner forum will focus on using physical activity and sport to help local residents age well.
11am Networking and refreshments
11:15am Welcome and introductions (Mark Ormerod – Director, Leap)
Who’s in the room and why helping local residents to age well is a strategic priority for Leap.
11:30am Ageing Better through moving more (Jess Kuehne – Centre for Ageing Better)
Find out why the national centre for ageing better believe physical activity incorporating muscle and bone strengthening elements can help older adults live well and independently for longer.
11:45am Love to Move (Steve Peters, British Gymnastics Foundation)
Hear about and have a go at Love to Move which is the British Gymnastics Foundation’s evidence based Age & Dementia Friendly Cognitive Enhancement Gymnastics Programme.
12:05pm Walking and befriending (Harriet Opalinski – Age UK MK)
An update on the Sport England Active Ageing funded project which is testing building walking into an Age UK befriending service in MK.
12:15pm What can we do together? (Mark Ormerod – Leap)
What is already happening?
What more can we do?
What do we need to do more?
12:35pm How to successfully engage older adults (Shona Honey – Press Red)
An overview of the older adults insight pack created to support Active Bucks older adults investment. This includes key recommendations and tips to maximise your chances of engaging older inactive adults across the county.
12:50pm Ageing Well Together Campaign (Leap)
From 1st to 7th October we’ll be shining a spot light on older adults activities across the county. Hear how you and your delivery partners can get involved and benefit from the extra coverage.
1pm Lunch and networking
Please join us for a light lunch and networking opportunity.