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Get Going Together is a health and wellbeing programme helping older people take part in physical activity.

Exercise brings physical and mental benefits and gives you the opportunity to socialise with others. So we want to encourage older people to lead a more active life.

Get Going Together

Activities on offer as part of Get Going Together range from one-to-one support in the home to group classes. These could include chair-based exercises, zumba and Nordic walking. Participants are offered individual support to find which activity best suits them.

Taking part

The programme is taking place in the five areas listed below.

If you want to get involved, or find out more about what's happening in your area, please contact your local Age UK directly:

Cheshire

Coventry

Leicestershire

Oldham

South Tyneside

How to volunteer

There are volunteering opportunities in all five areas, ranging from one-to-one mentoring to leading group classes. If you would like to get involved, please contact your local Age UK directly.

Evaluation

To find out about the progress of the project so far, please download the interim report from ICF International. This covers project delivery from Oct 2014 - March 2015.

For a brief summary of the report, please click here.

A full evaluation report will be available to download here at the end of the 3 year project.

Funding

This programme has been funded by GlaxoSmithKline.

Further information

For more information: Call Age UK on: 0800 169 8787