The Future For Care Homes - A Helping Hand

Action for Elders Trust wins award from the Healthy and Active Fund in Wales. Balanced Lives For Care Homes is an exciting new project, working with care home communities in the Bay Health area of Swansea Read more

Balanced Lives Peterborough receives Tesco grant

Action For Elders Balanced Lives project in local community holds press launch to celebrate the award of a grant from Tesco's bags of Help Community scheme. Read more

Volunteer For Us In Swansea

We value our volunteers very highly and are looking for people to work with us on our Balanced Lives programmes. Action for Elders are known for our innovative work with older people. Our programmes are recommended by GPs and other health professionals. Read more

Peterborough Progress

Our Balanced Lives programme in Werrington Lodge Care Home Peterborough is having a positive impact on the physical, mental and social wellbeing of participants Read more

Better Together

An exciting new project, in partnership with Public Health Wales, Bay Health Cluster Group and SCVS aims to improve the health of older people in Swansea by working with local communities. Read more

Countering the negative effects of ageism

One of the great myths about ageism is that it only affects older people; but it’s actually a big problem for society as a whole. It's time to fight ageism... Read more

Thinking Differently About Ageing

We have teamed up with the People’s Postcode Trust, a grant giving charity funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery to present a new initiative... Read more

Volunteer to help someone

Ever get the feeling you are so caught up in your own life, that you've forgotten what it feels like to help somebody? Maybe volunteering is the answer... Read more

Music, Exercise and Wellbeing

Music is the key to a longer life. It’s that simple argues Bashiyra. As Brand Ambassador for Action For Elders, she believes music can have a crucial role in improving the health and wellbeing of older people. Read more

Balanced Lives group flying high in Hereford

While filming our new Action For Elders video I found myself inspired by the older people on our Balanced Lives Programme at the Northholme Community Centre in Hereford. Read more

The Ospreys visit Swansea

Ospreys Rugby Team stars Sam Davies, Scott Otten, Nicky Smith and Keelan Giles dropped in to visit the participants of our Balanced Lives programme in Sketty, Swansea. Read more

Technology and older people

What is the future of care for older people? Will we all be looked after by robots. Can AI halt the ageing process? Read more

How to combat loneliness

Loneliness can be devastating for those in later life, but could the Balanced Lives programme help solve the problem? Read more