What we offer

Regular activities and social opportunities for people living with dementia and their carers across the borough of Stockton on Tees

Peer Support

An opportunity to meet with peers to share and discuss your experiences and provide and receive support.

Activities

A range of cognitively, socially, physically and creatively stimulating activities that vary week-to-week.

Refreshments

A selection of hot and cold drinks are available, along with a range of biscuits and, sometimes, cakes too!

About Young At Heart ULO

Young at Heart ULO is a constituted, user-led group set up by and for people living with dementia and their carers.

Young At Heart ULO offers social, physical, creative and cultural engagement to people living with dementia and peer support and access to information to their carers.

People who attend have an active engagement in suggesting and organising activities, which increases confidence. In addition to this, members benefit from a sense of:

  • security – personal wellbeing
  • belonging – meaningful relationships
  • continuity – biography and positive care
  • purpose – engagement and aspirations
  • achievement – meaningful and valued goals
  • significance – reaching their potential.

Activities

Here are the activities we currently have to offer:

Virtual Yoga for Carers

Join ‘Just Yoga @Home’ by Living Active and benefit from 5 FREE* virtual yoga classes using Zoom. You can pick and mix from any of the classes available on the timetable (subject to change). All abilities welcomed and catered for.

Strengthen your body, improve your balance, increase your flexibility. Reconnect with your breath and find a CALM space …

Virtual Stepping On Social

A chair-supported exercise and active living class designed for older people.

Join us on Zoom* for our daily Stepping On Social falls prevention exercise class. The fun, easy to follow exercises to music will help you to feel fitter, stronger and more confident to get yourself out and about and carry out everyday tasks.

We meet on Zoom Monday to Friday at …

Virtual Musical Memories

A virtual singing group with older people, people living with dementia and their carers in mind.

All are welcome to join in our virtual singing circle hosted using the Zoom* platform every Wednesday morning at 11:00.

Sing along with Trish and her guitar to memorable songs from yester-year and enjoy a violin interlude performed by Beth.

*The activity can be accessed using the …

Virtual Zumba Gold

A moderate intensity dance-based exercise and active living class designed for older people.

Join us on Zoom every Tuesday and Friday morning at 10:30 for a 45-minute dance workout from the comfort of your own home. Stay afterwards for a brief chat with other Zumbarettes.

Zumba Gold class to help with mobility, balance, coordination, and confidence. Suitable for older people, including those …

Here are just a few of the people you can expect to meet at our various activities and events.
Andre Zaluski

Andre Zaluski

Co-Chair Person
Eric Turner

Eric Turner

Co-Chair Person
Alison Watson-Shields

Alison Watson-Shields

Facilitator
Anne Riley

Anne Riley

Facilitator
Neil Morrison

Neil Morrison

Volunteer
Rory Anderson

Rory Anderson

Volunteer
Laraine Perry

Laraine Perry

Volunteer

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In Memory of John Bettinson

John was always willing to try new activities, whether it was a quiz or having a go at the Circus Skills and he was never one to turn down a slow dance with a young lady!

Get in Touch

Call, email, text or pop along to find out more

Give us a call

Alison Watson-Shields

info@youngatheartulo.org.uk
07590 535 448

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