Enjoying Older Age in Berkshire

Growing older need not put a stop to enjoying hobbies and getting out in the community! Across Berkshire, there are accessible attractions, cultural activities and community transport schemes to help the older generation enjoy retirement.

Lunch clubs are a particularly popular way for the elderly to socialise and have access to a hot and healthy meal. Regular attendance a lunch club is a great way to combat loneliness. Take a look at what is available across Berkshire in our guide below.

In the Spotlight...Museum of Berkshire Aviation

aeroplane museumRun as a charity, the museum is located at Woodley Airfield, once a thriving centre of aviation production. The museum is wheelchair accessible and a senior ticket costs just £2.50. 

Days Out for the Elderly in Berkshire

Berkshire is home to gorgeous countryside and thriving communities. No matter where interests lie, there is sure to be a day out, cream tea or cultural activity to suit your family. 

In older age, driving and using public transport can become more challenging. Fortunately there are community transport schemes in place across Berkshire to help the elderly get around. From shopping to attending medical appointments to visiting friends, a local scheme with accessibility measures can provide assistance.