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Tag: Older people

Been hair, done that: Scots pensioner enrols at barber academy aged 66

A SCOTS pensioner is returning to his roots to take up a career in barbering – four decades after first picking up his clippers. James...

Equality Network volunteers help shape housing service of the future

A GROUP of volunteers is being assembled to shape a housing provider’s future equality framework and policy. Housing provider Bield has committed to putting its...

Independent living specialist celebrates 50-year landmark with calendar of activities

AN INDEPENDENT living specialist is celebrating its 50th year of helping disabled and older people in Scotland to live longer, healthier, independent lives. Blackwood, which...

Care home fighting fit for 2022 following record occupancy rates

AN EDINBURGH care home has recorded a strong bounce back from the last two years of lockdowns - with record occupancy numbers as it...

School pipe band performance keeps elderly residents in tune

SPIRITS at an Edinburgh care home have been lifted thanks to a local school pipe band treating residents to a performance. Pupils from Cargilfield School,...

Christmas carol choir serenades care home residents

Residents at a local care home enjoyed the sound of music after they were serenaded with Christmas carols by a classical choir. The 25 person...

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