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EWA Mission: To work with others, creating opportunities for older people to become and stay connected, enjoy life and influence the future of their communities.
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About Us

Older people in Belfast living their lives to full potential

Engage with Age is a community development charity formed in 2000 to work in partnership with a range of organisations throughout Greater Belfast to combat social isolation and loneliness amongst older people and to promote health and wellbeing.

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Big Lottery Funding For An Older Folks Outreach Project

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The Greying Of Belfast

Did you know that in just over 20-years the number of over-50s in Belfast...

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Castlereagh Lifestyle Forum Spring Tea Dance 2015

Just in case you missed it!! Here is the Castlereagh Lifestyle Forum NVTV clip...

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Ageing well by being active every day

This leaflet provides guidance to older adults on the amount of physical activity they...

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Engage With Age facilitates programmes to address health and wellbeing including:

  • Going Bananas Healthy eating, nutrition and diet.
  • Keep Active Keep Young physical activity through indoor games, walking, dance, Tai Chi and a range of other enjoyable activities.
  • Stress Xpress mental health awareness and relaxation.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Opportunities to meet other groups through networking.
  • Reminiscence.
  • Personal development through creative writing, arts and crafts.
  • Engage with Age can accept referrals of individual older people aged 50+ who are at risk of loneliness and social isolation, inviting them to participate in group activities. At present Engage with Age does not offer one-to-one support for individual older people and cannot visit individual older people. To make a referral please complete the on-line Referral Form and submit or alternatively please print off a copy of the PDF Referral Form and send it to us. See also the Referral Criteria for details of who can be referred.

    Online Referral Form PDF Referral Form Referral Criteria