Below you will find links to a variety of local and national initiatives and organisations, all offering useful advice and resources.

(Please note the links will open in a new browser page).

British Heart Foundation’s 30 a Day Campaign

The BHF’s 30 a Day Campaign sets out to tackle one of the most important issues affecting the health of older adults – physical inactivity.


Fit as a Fiddle

Fit as a fiddle is a national programme championing physical activity and well-being for older people.


Age UK

Useful tips and advice specifically for older people to stay fit and healthy.



Extend is a registered charity which provides recreational movement to music for men and women over 60 and for less able people of all ages. It works to promote health, increase mobility and independence, improve strength, co-ordination and balance.


NHS MidLifeCheck

NHS MidLifeCheck is a free online health service for people aged over 40 that provides answers to those important questions we all have. From weight to smoking, stress to exercise, it will help you find out how you're doing.

General advice for over 50s to help improve your physical and mental health, as well as your quality of life for the future.

Activity Search


BMI Calculator

The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a good way to check if you’re a healthy weight.

Click here to find out what your BMI is by entering a few details into our Calculator!