Listen to the BBC Radio Devon interview with our clubs chairman
Ben McGrail (ITV Westcountry) filmed at our club as part of a feature on Loneliness and how clubs like ours help to tackle this growing issue in society. Club member Muriel was also filmed at her home to tell her story. To see the report CLICK HERE
FANCY DRESS DAY!
Watch the video below to see the fun we had in 2019
Fantastic 2019 Christmas Party
Seeing is believing! Watch the video below and witness the fun we provided at this years Christmas Party for older lonely people living in Mid Devon and Wellington.
Happy 100th Birthday Marjorie!
Club members recently celebrated Marjorie's 100th birthday. She proved to us all that "Age is just a number!".
We all love and admire you so much!
Lloyd and Diana (Club Founders)
ITV Westcountry filmed the great work done at the Young at Heart Club to help tackle loneliness and Isolation among older people living in Mid Devon and Somerset.
Club members had an action packed, enjoyable Christmas Party and had film crews from ITV and Express & Echo/DevonLive to film the amazing work volunteers and staff do to help older people tackle loneliness.
Local MP visits our club and joins in the fun!
Neil Parish MP for Tiverton and Honiton spent some time playing Curling and speaking with the club members and was impressed with the service the Young at Heart Club provides for older lonely people.
We are introducing club members to the basics of using a Tablet computer and how they can enjoy creating Digital Art. This is an optional activity, members can choose to participate in one of the many other activities if they wish.
Lloyd and Diana the club Co-founders were delighted to meet Rebecca Pow MP at the "Older Peoples Day Fair" in the Brewhouse Theatre Taunton.
The Young at Heart Club had a display stand in a prominent position and met many older people who attended the fair. In excess of 70 leaflets were taken and positive feedback and enquiries were received. It was a fantastic event and superbly organised. Well done to Rebecca Pow and the Brewhouse for a great day!
The “Young at Heart Club” were delighted to welcome Ben McGrail from BBC Radio Somerset. He joined us for lunch and spent a few hours interviewing our club members and even tried his hand at New Age Kurling, which is just one of many activities our members enjoy each week.
You can listen to a clip of his visit by clicking HERE.
We thank Ben McGrail for sharing the great work we do to help relieve the damaging health effects associated with loneliness amongst older people in our region.
The "Young at Heart Club" is a modern club for older people living in Tiverton, Cullompton, Wellington, and Taunton. Transport can be arranged and a fun-filled day is Guaranteed, plus a delicious home cooked two course lunch!
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