The VIDA Network

The Vida Network has been set up to encourage and support networking amongst active ageing professionals. Vida Network members receive monthly newsletters and invitations to exclusive events. Membership is currently free, so sign up now and become a part of this fun and interesting network group.

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North West Community Falls Prevention Steering Group

Active Living, part of Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust, have recently set up a “North West Community Falls Prevention Steering Group” for any area’s or individuals within the North West and surrounding areas, who deliver Falls Prevention/Postural Stability sessions in the community. The meetings are aimed to discuss different topics and issues that may occur…

UK Toolkit for Commissioners Launched July 2009

The Department of Health Toolkit for Prevention of falls and fractures in Older People – specifically for Commissioners of Services, was launched 22 July 2009. Further information and documents to download are available on the DoH website , including advice on local needs assessment, a summary of effective services, and advice about effective exercise here…

LLT Directors meet Nicola Sturgeon, Cabinet Secretary for Health & Wellbeing & Deputy First Minister of Scotland, August 2009

On Aug 27th, Dawn Skelton and Bob Laventure, met with the Deputy First Minister of Scotland to discuss Scottish Government contribution and collaboration with the World Congress on Active Ageing in August 2012. The Scottish Government has a committment to support Active Ageing leading up to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 as part…