Hereford keeps on moving

Action For Elders held a Christmas Party to celebrate the success of their Balanced Lives Programme at Northolme Road Hereford. Guests included Mayor of Hereford Councillor Sue Boulter. Read more

Think Differently About Ageing...

Later Life isn't the end, it's just the beginning... Read more

Our people

Here are the people that run our Balanced Lives programmes up and down the United Kingdom Read more

Privacy Policy

At Action For Elders we take your privacy very seriously and will only use your personal information to administer your details and to provide the services that you have requested from us. Read more


We have been running programmes in England's fourth largest city since we became a partner of the SISA Department at Sheffield University in 2004. Read more


Three Programmes are now running in the Hereford area. We have been particularly successful in building friendships between participants and creating strong links within the local community. One particular group of friends formed after meeting at Balanced Lives. Read more


We have three successful programmes running in Swansea at Sketty Park, West Cross and Clydach. Mobility Lead Mike Hart took participants through their exercises in Sketty. This lively group will be featured in our forthcoming Action For Elders film. Read more


Our programmes in York have been recognised by York City Council for their success in falls prevention. Members of the group travelled to London for our recent event at the House of Commons. Read more

Vale of Glamorgan

"The vast improvement in general health, confidence and wellbeing for the Balanced Lives participants has been nothing short of remarkable." Our first programme to be delivered in an Extra Care Housing complex is assisted by our skilled team with added help from local volunteers. Read more


Groundbreaking Project for Peterborough Care Homes. The project, supported by Sport England in partnership with community development initiative Groundwork, is for older people aged 65+ who are either residents or live nearby. Read more

Latest News

We value our volunteers very highly and are looking for people to work with us on our Balanced Lives programmes... Read more

Health really matters. GPs speak.

GPs tell us just why they recommend the Balanced Lives programme. Read more

Looking after an older person. A carer's tale

Worried about a loved one? How to prepare for the issues facing those in later life. Read more

Advice and Support. Leaving a Legacy

Leave a gift in your will and invest in the future of older people Read more

Care homes

The Balanced Lives programme is also available in care homes nationwide. Find out more... Read more

Programme Locations

Balanced Lives programmes are available in venues up and down the country. Find the one closest to you... Read more

Mental Wellbeing

Build confidence, resilience and feel good about yourself. It's time to enjoy later life... Read more

Physical Wellbeing

Gain strength, balance and mobility. Take back control of your own health... Read more


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