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Physical activity and exercise
1-6 Tavistock Square
London WC1H 9NA
Wales - Age Cymru
Northern Ireland - Age NI
Provides information and advice for older people in the UK.
2 Place Farm
Provides gentle exercise to music for older people and for anyone of any age with a disability.
10 Court Farm
Suffolk CO11 1PW
Offers courses to enhance the wellbeing of people in the later stages of dementia, using dance-type movement.
Keep Fit Association (KFA)
Membership association offering people the opportunity to meet in a spirit of fun to exercise together. Offers a range of classes, including dedicated classes to people over 50, across the UK.
Walk 4 Life
Part of the NHS's Change 4 Life initiative. Offers information about walking, and details of walks and walking groups in your area.
Walking for Health
2nd Floor, 89 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7TW
Encourages people to become physically active in their local communities. Walks are free and particularly aimed at people who don't take much exercise.
Last reviewed: April 2015
Next review due: April 2018
Reviewed by: Dr Bart Sheehan, Consultant in Psychological Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust and Prof Jennifer Rusted, Professor of Experimental Psychology, School of Psychology, Sussex University.
This Information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia. A list of sources is available on request from [email protected]