Stay connected and well

Leisure, activities and interests

Having an interest, getting out and about and connecting with the world is great for your physical and mental health.

Transport options

Find out more about Freedom Passes, Blue Badge, taxicards, mobility schemes and more. 

Community groups

Find out about community groups and organisations around Barnet including: Age UK, Citizens Advice Barnet, Barnet Carers Centre, Healthwatch Barnet, Bright Futures, Barnet Mencap...

Later life planning helps you meet the challenges that ageing brings

Growing older doesn’t come with a manual, but Age UK Barnet's Later Life Planner service can encourage people to look at their life as a whole, and to plan ways they can sustain or improve their own wellbeing into old age.


Meals, nutrition and eating

If you fancy a bit of company while you have your meals, or want to learn how to cook healthy food

Making friends | combat loneliness

Sometimes it can be really hard to admit feelings of loneliness and social isolation, but there are ways to overcome this...

Keep warm and well in Winter

Useful tips to keep warm and well:

  • checking up on elderly neighbours, friends and relatives 
  • getting good deals on heating and energy bills
  • taking care when out and about
  • flu jabs and other health advice

Health initiatives and checks

Information and advice to help you make the right health choices.

Falls prevention  

You can reduce your risk of having a fall, including making simple changes to your home and doing exercises to improve your strength and balance