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Arts 4 Dementia 

This is a website that aims to empower "people with memory loss through artistic stimulation". It offers a detailed Event Search to find local events, covering everything from Art and Design, to Music and Dance. It also offers training days and workshops for artistic organisations. email icon email
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Embody Dance 

Embody Dance offers a range of seated classes for older adults, in day opportunity centres and care homes. The aim of the class is to encourage movement, as well as time to talk to other participants. The classes focus as much on the sense of community as the exercise, and each session is tailored to the needs of the group. email icon
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Fit as a Fiddle 

Fit as a Fiddle is a nationwide program from Age UK supporting older people with physical activity, healthy eating and mental wellbeing. There are projects around the country as part of this initiative that tailored to meet these goals. There are over 400 community organisations, including regional branches of Age UK. It has been running for six years and is funded by the Big Lottery Fund wellbeing programme. email icon email
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Green Candle Dance 

A dance company providing dance and movement opportunities for the over-50s, with both seated and standing classes available around London. Green Candle Dance has over 25 years’ experience in bringing dance to the community, known for its work with young and older people, with and without disabilities. email icon email
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Greenwich Dance 

Greenwich Dance offers a class called Dancing to the Music of Time, which is held once a week for people over the age of 60. You work with a professional choreographer, and the group perform at public events. The class has been running since 2010 and continues growing in popularity. It costs £2 a class and is a drop-in, so no booking is required. email icon
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Muscular Dystrophy Campaign 

The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign has been supporting families affected by muscular dystrophy and related conditions for more than 50 years. Since 1959 they have been fighting to fund research for a cure for this condition, as well as providing free care and support to families affected by it. email icon email
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Silver Comedy 

Silver Comedy is a social enterprise that seeks to enrich the lives of older people through actively engaging them in comedy workshops and performances. It aims to:
* Provide a relaxed welcoming environment for people to have fun and share laughter
* Reduce social isolation
* Challenge stereotypes associated with ageing
* Give older people a forum to explore their issues through comedy
Silver Comedy works throughout the UK and with any kind of older people’s group, including day centres, supported housing and care homes.
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Sing for your Life 

Sing for your Life runs Silver Song Clubs, which are regular sessions of singing and music making for older people and, where appropriate, their carers. Over 1,500 people attend a Silver Song Club, where sessions involve singing, movement and percussion for 90 minutes, with a refreshment break. The music and songs are familiar and selected to help stimulate memories. The company also provides the Silver Song Music Box, which helps to continue the benefits of the song club sessions by allowing residential care homes to provide more sessions. It provides a piano backing track and the words to songs presented clearly on a television screen. There are plenty of songs to choose from. email icon email
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Thrive 

Thrive is a charity in the UK that is using gardening to changes the lives of disabled people. They aim to help people who want to garden at home, on an allotment or in a community setting. The website offers tip for disabled and older age gardeners to help them in their own gardens, and Thrive also run a range of garden and parks projects nationally. email icon email
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