LinkAge Network and Macmillan Cancer Support are working in partnership to support people aged 55+ living with and beyond cancer, to access a range of inspiring creative, social and physical activities.
Evidence has shown that being active during or after treatment can improve your overall health and wellbeing by:
- Aiding recovery
- Reducing the risk of recurrence
- Reducing tiredness and fatigue
- Managing stress, anxiety, low mood and depression
- Improving bone and heart health
- Building muscle strength and maintaining a healthy weight
- Improving sleep and appetite
- Prevention or control of constipation
What do we offer?
Tailored information – you will receive a personal pack providing you with information and guidance to help you get moving after cancer.
Activity Taster Tokens – we have teamed up with activity providers across Bristol to offer you the opportunity to access up to 5 physical, creative and social activities for free, using our Taster Token scheme*.
Wellbeing Days – showcasing activities and services available across Bristol in a safe and supportive environment. Try something new, get support and make friends.
Exciting opportunities – whether it’s joining our Advisory Group to help steer our project, lending a hand at our Wellbeing events, or simply becoming more socially engaged through our free events, we’ve got you covered.
“Exercise is the best medicine, and laughter, it’s good for you, it’s good for the heart.”
Following two successful events in North and South Bristol earlier this year, the Macmillan Prevention and Re-enablement project is back with its last Wellbeing Day …
Aged 50+, living in the West of England and have been affected by cancer? Have you found accessing activities a challenge due to work commitments? We would like to hear from you!
If you are aged 55+, living with and beyond cancer, are currently in employment and you find accessing activities a challenge due to working …