LinkAge Plus is an innovative approach to supporting older residents and their families in Tower Hamlets. The aim is to keep them happy and healthy and therefore less reliant on traditional services such as the GP.
By providing a range of activities and one to one support sessions in local venues known as hubs the project is successful in promoting independence and involvement in the local community. Once the older person is referred they are able to access:
- exercise classes
- advice sessions
- arts & crafts
- learning opportunities
- and lunch clubs.
The mixture of practical, physical and emotional wellbeing activities means that the hubs can be a one stop shop for older people. They can access:
- benefits advice,
- information on health issues,
- take a Zumba class,
- enjoy a healthy lunch
- and then relax while doing a water colour all in one place in one day!
LinkAge Plus can also help signpost people to other services in the area. We offer one to one home visits or meet somewhere else of their choice and we work in partnership with other organisations to ensure a linked up network exists so that older people get the best possible help and therefore most likely to be healthier and more independent.
How to contact us
For more details about what we can offer you please email us or phone us on 020 71833032.