Keeping active in later life
Being physically active gives an instant wellbeing boost, enables you to keep doing what you love for longer, and helps maintain health, mobility, and independence. It can also be fun and sociable. Our guides help you to decide what sort of physical activities are right for you. We also offer online activites to give you a wellbeing boost.
Keeping active in later life guide
Keeping your feet in later life guide
Our 'Keeping your feet in later life’ guide is for people in or approaching later life who are not worried about having a slip, trip or stumble right now, and want to stay that way as they age. It looks at daily, weekly and regular habits that can help you be more confident and steady on your feet.
Worried about slips, trips and stumbles guide
Our ‘Worried about slips, trips and stumbles’ guide is for older people who have slipped, tripped, stumbled, or had a close call. It offers advice on keeping safe, and will inform you about support available from health services to keep you on your feet.
Around the House in 80 Days videos
Around the House in 80 Days is series of short videos to help you build movement into your daily routine in the comfort of your own surroundings. Each video has a friendly host to guide you through a movement for boosting your strength, balance, or flexibility.
Order copies of our publications
You can download our guides using the links on this page. To request copies, which will be posted out to you for free, you can use our online publications order form or call the Age Scotland Helpline (0800 12 44 222 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm).
The Age Scotland Helpline
Our free 0800 12 44 222 helpline is a free, confidential phone service for older people, their carers and families in Scotland. Lines are open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.