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Carers

We understand that carers often need support too. ‘Time for Me’ offers free or low-cost leisure activities for people over 50 who look after a family member or friend as an unpaid carer.

We have three ‘Time for Me’ programmes running across Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea. They each run a supportive programme of activities and trips, so carers can have a break and improve their own health and well-being. It’s a great way to connect with other people in a similar situation, reducing feelings of isolation and boosting confidence.

We run a ‘Time for Me’ support and activities group at the Second Half Centre at the St Charles Centre for Health & Wellbeing, W10 on Fridays and from the New Horizons Centre in Chelsea as well as a group in Westminster. Find out more about the activities we offer by clicking on one of the links below.

Download our Carers Activity Programmes:

Time For Me Carers for Westminster Programme July-September 2016

Time For Me Carers for North Kensington Programme July-September 2016

Time For Me Carers Programme for South Kensington & Chelsea Apr-Jul 2016

Newsflash

Big Dance 2016

Open Age dancers were excited to take part in this year's Big Dance.  They joined 600 other performers in Trafalgar Square to perform a piece choreographed by Akram Khan.  

       

A video of the performance is here

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Open Age are delighted to be a case study in Promising Approaches to Reducing Loneliness and Isolation in Later Life developed by the Campaign to End Loneliness. (Please see page 30).