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ActivLives to mark International Day for Older Persons in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 08:20 30 September 2017 | UPDATED: 08:20 30 September 2017

Ipswich based charity ActivLives has
 launched its 'Garden for Older People' in the Chantry Walled Garden in May. 

Ipswich based charity ActivLives has launched its 'Garden for Older People' in the Chantry Walled Garden in May. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN


ActivLives is celebrating International Day for Older Persons in Ipswich on Monday with a song and social stand in Sailmakers shopping centre.

Volunteers from the organisation will have a stand at the centre from 10.30am-2.30pm, where older people in the community can come and say hello, find out what ActivLives offers such as community gardening, sport, and volunteering.

Community singing group Keep on Rockin’ will also be present to sing a song or two.

Julie Stokes, ActivLives chief executive, said: “If you have recently moved to the area, have lost a partner or feel lonely or just want to get out and meet and make new friends as well as taking part in an activity, then ActivLives has a wide range of activities from community gardening, sport, singing, keeping mobile and volunteering to get people out and about.”

To find out more call 01473 345350 or visit the website here.

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