Carers and the cared for are invited to gather in the majestic surroundings of Beverley Minster on Wednesday, 4 July at 1pm for the annual Carers Celebration Service.
The popular event, which is organised by the East Riding Carers Advisory Group in partnership with the East Riding Carers Support Service, is an uplifting and joyful celebration of the invaluable role of carers.
East Riding Libraries now offer ‘Reminiscence in the Community’, based on their hugely successful Reminiscence Sessions, tailored to specifically benefit residents in care homes and community settings who may be living with varying stages of dementia.
Anyone interested in learning more can come along to the launch event on Thursday, 24 May, from 2pm -4pm in the Treasure House, Beverley.
While many people were enjoying the Christmas break and bringing in the New Year the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Lifeline and Responder Service were handling thousands of calls from its most vulnerable customers.
Between Christmas Eve, on Sunday 24 December 2017 and Tuesday 2 January 2018, staff at the Lifeline Control Centre, in Driffield dealt with a total of 9,241 incoming and outgoing calls.
Following a successful launch of walking netball and football in Bridlington by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Sport, Play and Arts Service the sessions are to continue free of charge until early November.
The new walking netball and walking football sessions will take place at East Riding Leisure Bridlington where they were launched earlier this month as part of Older People’s Day with a view to demonstrating that age is no obstacle playing sport and meeting new people.
The sporting achievements of men and women who attend day services from across the East Riding have been celebrated at a three-day sports event.
The East Riding Legacy Games, which were first launched in 2012 to tie in with the London Olympics, saw competitors take part in a range of track and field events including athletics, wheelchair racing, Frisbee golf, and tennis ball throwing.
Carers and the cared for are invited to gather in the majestic surroundings of Beverley Minster on Wednesday, 5 July at 1pm for the annual Carers Celebration Service.
The popular event, which is organised by the East Riding Carers Advisory Group in partnership with the East Riding Carers Support Service, is an uplifting and joyful celebration of the invaluable role of carers
As the region gears up to welcome riders from all over the world for the prestigious Tour de Yorkshire cycle race, people with disabilities, their parents and carers, are invited to attend an open day to find out more about an innovative cycle hire scheme enabling disabled people to access the sport.
Now nearing its third anniversary the All Ride cycle hire scheme, coordinated by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Sport, Play and Arts Service with the support of the Bridlington Foreshores team, is offering disabled people and those with mobility issues the opportunity to give cycling a go when it re-opens for the spring/summer season next month.
Helping older people to enjoy fun activities in a relaxed and friendly setting is the aim of a new group which has launched in the East Riding to promote independence.
A new group, called ‘Tomorrow’s Youth’, has been set up in Beverley to offer those aged 55 and over weekly activity sessions which are designed to increase physical activity, create new friendships and lift spirits.
Winter can be a challenging time for many, with the shorter days and poor weather especially impacting on those who are older, less mobile and more isolated.
But did you know that the East Riding of Yorkshire Council has a range of information and support available to help the more vulnerable residents stay safe, warm, healthy and socially engaged throughout the winter months?
Many people will be looking ahead to spending time with loved ones over the Christmas and New Year period.
But there is a team of dedicated council staff who will be working around the clock to ensure the safety of some of the East Riding’s most vulnerable residents while giving their friends and family that all important peace of mind.