OLDER residents in Warrington are being encouraged to stay fit and well during the colder winter months.
The borough council is delivering its “Stay Well this Winter” campaign from today.
Three special events will give local people the opportunity to drop-in and get a range of advice about how to stay fit and well this winter. Public health officers will be on hand to provide visitors with information, as well as signposting them to local services
As part of the events, the council will also be promoting the “11 top tips” for ageing well in Warrington.
The “Healthy Ageing” tips encourage people to get their ‘flu jab, along with a host of other advice about issues such as reducing the risk of falling, eating healthily and getting involved in the community.
The events take place as follows:
*Asda café, Cockhedge Shopping Centre – Friday October 13, 10am-1pm
* Warrington Bus Interchange – Tuesday and Thursday October 17 and 19, 10am-2pm.
TG council’s lead member for public health and wellbeing, Cllr Maureen McLaughlin,said: “It’s so important that local people, in particular our older and vulnerable residents, stay safe and healthy as the colder weather sets in.
“These events are a great way of finding out all about how to look after yourself during the winter months. So if you need advice and information, make sure you pop along, meet the team and get ready for winter.”