Elderly Health & Wellbeing in Essex

Keeping Mobile in Essex

Exercising and staying active have been demonstrated to improve both physical and mental health in older people. Using the guide below, you can find out about the exercise clubs, groups and classes that exist in Essex, especially for older people. 

Exercise groups are also a great way of older people staying sociable – as are befriending services. Use the guide to Befriending Services in Essex below to find out about how your relative can be supported if they are prone to feeling lonely. We also have a dedicated guide to specialist stroke support.

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Meal delivery services in EssexTiptree Meals provide hot and frozen meals, seven days a week to people throughout Essex, including Braintree, Chelmsford, Colchester, Maldon, Tiptree and Mersea.

Essex Wellbeing Services

Wellbeing services can assist your relative with the little tasks that they may be starting to find more difficult. One of these is cooking. You can use the guide below to learn more about Essex meal delivery services that can deliver hot or frozen meals to their doorstep with minimum fuss.

Specialist Dementia Services

Essex has excellent, specialist dementia services, which can provide crucial social and medical support to people with memory problems. These guides will inform you about all the support available to you, as well as dementia-friendly entertainment, cafés and exercise groups.


Coronavirus Support for Older People in Essex

Read about the Coronavirus support available for older people living in Essex.