Looking forward in South Ayrshire
Information and advice for over 60's
The Looking forward in South Ayrshire - Information and advice for those over 60
booklet is about making the most of life as you get older and knowing where to find
information if you need further support. We hope that it will help you enjoy later
life in South Ayrshire.
Age should not be a barrier to being healthy and there are many things you can do
to help yourself stay well and get the most out of life. Many people are already
staying healthier and more active although, of course, for some this may not be
possible. Even so there are lots of things you can do to maintain health and independence
and this booklet gives you some helpful ideas and suggestions.
You may want to make the most of leisure activities plan a new career or take up
studies you have never had time for before. Many people feel they want to put something
back into the community, others are restricted in their activities but can still
use support services to access opportunities. The following pages show just how
many opportunities and sources of support there are.
Whether you live in an Urban, Rural or Costal settings South Ayrshire is a great
place to grow older. South Ayrshire aims to be the most dynamic, inclusive and sustainable
community in Scotland. We hope you enjoy reading this booklet and welcome your views,
comments and suggestions to help us meet that aim.