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So proud of working with #FULA #LatinAmericanElders in Southwark #StonesEnd and collaborated with @MigrationUK to present #Keepsakeexhibtion

The Migration Museum Project gives voice to Latin American Elders in London through the Keepsake exhibition at Southwark Council, tooley Street. Advertisements

Every Monday, join the #LaughterYoga session with Ellie at #PeabodyCourt 3pm

We started the Laughter therapy (or Yoga) sessions at Riverside  – Peabody court this week. JP came along to try a relaxing activity, and we did with a lot of fun. Ellie explained how playing games to create fake laugh can help the body to release hormones that would be released by a real laughter. … Continue reading

#WeatheringWell What should go in a Summer Health Prevention Pack? #SummerHealth @lb_southwark

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark is launching early June 2015 a Summer Health prevention programme As part of the programme we will be offering small grants for local groups to run Summer Health Prevention events. This work will help us to identify vulnerable older people and, 1,000 will be receiving a Summer HEalth Prevention pack. We … Continue reading

#CommunitiesLivingWell Calendar of activities for #Over50s in #Southwark @cc_lewisham

Ages: the #Bigdebate @oldvicnewvoices @naomi_ontheatre @contact_teas #ActiveAgeing

On monday 23rd March 2015, the @oldvicnewvoices were launching their community play Ages with a Big Debate hosted by Shaka Bunsie. They asked Communities Living Well (Age UK Lewisham and Southwark) to invite one of our members to be one of the three speakers for the Big Debate. Adoracion kindly accepted the invitation and amazed the audience by … Continue reading

Aromatherapy news #March

Aches and Pains Pain and stiffness in joints and aching muscles adversely affect our well-being and quality of life. As we get older, wear and tear affects the cartilage in our joints resulting in osteoarthritis, very commonly causing knee and hip problems. The joints can also be painful and inflamed as in rheumatoid arthritis. Sometimes … Continue reading

What did you learn in #Aromatherapy last February @FHT_Org

Newsletter from our volunteer in Aromatherapy Aromasticks Aromasticks are small inhalers which you can carry with you to as an effective and invaluable way to experience the therapeutic power of essential oils whenever you need it. They have a small absorbent pad for a few drops of essential oil contained in a tube with small … Continue reading

in 2015 Get to know more about the People we work with! #CommunitiesLivingWell

This January 2015, we will dedicate our first post to ATD Fourth World, the UK branch based in South London. They are achieving an incredible work mainly advocating for the most vulnerable individuals that we forget are living very close to us. The UK branch has done an incredible work of collection of information led … Continue reading

Electra – Old Vic Theatre

The Old Vic Theatre invited yesterday a group of members of Communities Living to see Electra with Kristin Scott Thomas. Only one of the 7 members had been to the theatre to see plays, an another one, Patricia, had volunteered last year on Housed the COmmunity play organised by Old Vic New Voices. Barbara mentioned “for … Continue reading

FULA first Anniversary #LatinAmerican #Elders @Lawrsuk @Ageuklondon @Ladpp

It has been a year now since we met with LAWRS and Age UK London to organise a monthly forum for LAtin American elders to give their voice on what are the challenges they are facing here and now! A lot has happened since, the group has grown so much with more than 70 social meetings, more … Continue reading