​Ceredigion’s 50+ Forum is chaired by Ceredigion’s Older People’s Champion, Cllr Catherine Hughes and consists of elected representatives from each of the main towns in Ceredigion and their surrounding areas. The group meet every 3 months to discuss areas of need within the county.

In addition to these meetings, an open forum is held once a year which offers a warm welcome to all over 50’s in Ceredigion, as well as representatives of friendship groups and organisations within the county. This provides an ideal opportunity to identify ways in which our communities can be further enriched and find out what’s going on in in Ceredigion to support over 50s.

An information network which will include a directory of services in the County is currently being prepared and please contact us if you would like your group or organisation listed in this directory.

For more information or if you would like to contact your local 50+ representative, please call Naomi McDonagh (50+ Strategy Coordinator) or Diane Davies (Community Wellbeing and 50+ Engagement officer) on 01545 572105 or email naomi.mcdonagh@ceredigion.gov.uk / diane.davies2@ceredigion.gov.uk

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Keeping Active

There are 6 leisure Centres in Ceredigion which offer a variety of facilities, classes and membership:

Aberaeron - www.ceredigionactif.org.uk/aberaeron

Aberystwyth - www.ceredigionactif.org.uk/plascrug

Cardigan - www.ceredigionactif.org.uk/cardigan

Lampeter - www.ceredigionactif.org.uk/lampeter

Llandysul - www.ceredigionactif.org.uk/llandysul

Tregaron - www.ceredigionactif.org.uk/tregaron

Exercise Referral Scheme

If you are not used to regular physical activity and have a medical condition, you may be eligible for this scheme which is designed to provide opportunities to exercise that are fun, rewarding and can be used in everyday life.

For further information on the Scheme and how to access it, please visit the Ceredigion Actif website.

Walking

Walking is the easiest way to become more active, healthier and even lose weight. You can find more information on the NHS Walking for Health site.

If you would prefer more social walking, the Ramblers Association have groups within Ceredigion – you can gather more information from their website www.ramblers.org.uk

Volunteering

Volunteering can be a great way to keep active, meet new people and help others. You do not normally need any special skills to volunteer but the agency that you choose to register with will go through this with you.

Ceredigion Association of Voluntary Organisations (CAVO) can a service to those people who are interested in volunteering.

Address: Bryndulais, Bridge Street, Lampeter, SA48 7AB

Telephone: 01570 423232

Further information on volunteering and things to consider can be found here: www.wcva-ids.org.uk