If you enjoy keeping active through exercise, why not try out the following:
www.ymca360.com have a wide range of videos available for all ages, including active older adults, a good description for many of our members.
To see these videos, open the website, then select ‘browse videos’ , scroll down and open ‘Active Older Adults’. You will find they have something for all abilities and a choice of exercises, be it sitting yoga or something more active.
You could also try out Joe Wicks 10 Minute Full Body Seniors Workout, which is available on www.youtube.com.
For those of you who enjoy classical music, the London Symphony Orchestra will be streaming concerts twice a week during the current Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. Visit their website www.lso.co.uk select 'What's on' then select 'Always Playing: Our Online Season' to see what's available.
Why not take a look at the National Theatre website, www.nationaltheatre.org.uk. They are currently streaming plays and quizzes free via You Tube.
You can also take part in their virtual quizzes on the final Monday of each month. Join their quizmasters Dame Helen Mirren, Sir Lenny Henry, Lesley Manville and Sir Ian McKellen at 7pm, as they pose questions on history, sport and the National Theatre.
Check out the many various activities on our National Office website www.u3a.org.uk . Maybe try a Quiz, get moving with Mr Motivator or even give the Maths Challenge a go! There are also links to Government and NHS websites offering advice during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Maybe run a small group from your own home? We welcome new ideas, all you need in many instances is enthusiasm. If you have an interest in something, why not see if there are others with the same interest? New ideas this year have proved extremely successful. Please don't be shy in discussing suggestions with us! Please ring the office on 01202 420700 to discuss.