Older People's Day Let's Do It!
It’s important as we get older to engage in activities which keep us
happy and healthy Getting involved in these activities is also a great excuse to socialise

Older People make a positive contribution to Society

People are living longer and 23% of the UK will be aged 65 and over by 2035. The main aim for this website is to celebrate the achievements and contributions that older people make to our society and tackle negative attitudes and outdated stereotypes.

Ageing isn’t just really old people looking frail, nor is it really old people doing whacky things – Find out more about Older People’s Day.

What’s going on today and this week!

Link here to see what our partners got up to on Older Peoples day – Or search the web for Older Peoples Day Twitter #OlderPeoplesDay and see events here and across the world.

It’s not to late to join in! Become a partner.

News & Updates

Our latest news, events and inspirational stories


Welcome to your Big Skills ideas toolkit

It’s July and we’re Full of Skills! Start planning for Older Peoples Day events…..right here!…


We’re Full of Skills this month

We’re Full of Skills this month read on..join in..get involved!                              …

Walking group: older people today are more active than previous generations

What are you up to!

So you may be 60 + is it true you’re rock climbing? Walking the Pennines….learning to Scuba…oh you are! How amazing! If you’ve just embarked…