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Roar: Connections for Life
 
Roar, based in Paisley, is a provider of preventative, health and wellbeing services for older people through the development of community opportunities that connect lives. Roar’s range of activities are designed to provide an opportunity to meet people, socialise and laugh whilst investing in people’s physical and mental health through their wellbeing programmes. 
 
Roar’s Health & Wellbeing Programmes
 
Roar Connections For Life has 10 clubs in 9 venues running throughout the week in Renfrewshire. Many of the clubs provide a healthy lunch at the cost of £3.50 per person (tea/coffee is extra) with a tailored health and wellbeing programme.  The clubs starts at approximately 12 noon.  
 
Who can use Roar’s clubs?
 
  • Older people who would benefit from a supportive social environment aimed at maximising their health and wellbeing.
  • Older people who are at risk of isolation and loneliness.
  • Older adults who want to make better links with the community
 
Listed below are some of the Roar’s NEW projects and activities as well as other Clubs which offer people more choice. 
 
Reels & Spiels
 
This is a project funded by People’s Health Trust. It offers people a chance to see films, programmes, local footage etc and an opportunity to blether about what they have seen and the memories it has evoked, laughter guaranteed. Every Tuesday from 1 – 4 pm at West End Community Centre.  
 
Come Dine with Me
 
Sign up to cook together, share tips and recipes and then enjoy the meal you have made together.  Most Fridays from 10.30 am – 12.30 pm based at the West End Community Centre in Paisley.  
 
Men’s Group
 
This group is aimed at older men and offers a range of  activities and organised trips to various venues all based or starting from the West End Community Centre in Paisley every Friday from 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm.  
 
Exclusive Health and Wellbeing
 
This is a health and wellbeing MOT with qualified physiotherapists who provide a baseline assessment of your fitness and help you make improvements through specialist exercises. Particularly beneficial for anyone worried about their balance or falling.  Based at the West End Community Centre every Wed. from 12.30 – 3.30.  
 
Craft Café
 
This is a creative solution to reducing isolation and loneliness amongst older adults aged 60+. It offers members a safe, social and creative environment where they can learn new skills, renew social networks and reconnect with their communities.  Every Tuesday from 10 – 12 noon based at the West End Community Centre in Paisley.
 
I.T. Classes
 
Computers and the internet are part of people’s everyday lives and can help you stay connected. Classes are available for complete beginners and also for people who want to improve their skills.
 
For further info, contact:
 
West End Community Centre
 
5A Underwood Lane, Paisley
 
t: 0141 889 7481
 

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Company Registration No. 278156. Scottish Charity No. SC 029210