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Healthy Ageing

Our campaign Still Young Enough to... promotes healthy lifestyles for older people across Norfolk. It encourages us to keep our minds and bodies active so we can help maintain our health in later years and remain independent for as long as possible.

It also reminds us that getting older doesn't mean we have to stop living a healthy and fulfilling life, or be proud of who we are.

Keeping your body active  - how much is enough?

Studies show that adults should aim to be active every day and take part in 150 minutes of moderate activity a week.

You can use Active Norfolk's activity finder to find activities while are accessible for older people.

Find activities

Keeping your mind active - learn something new

The challenge of learning something new is also one of the very best ways to help keep you sharp and active for longer - and it can be fun too.

Adult Learning 

Learning a new skill is a great way of keeping your mind active as you get older. Look at the courses we offer to find one that interests you.

Browse our courses


Our libraries offer a range of events and resources that can help keep your mind active, including a range of eBooks, eAudio books, eNewspapers and eMagazines that can be downloaded free of charge. All you need is your library card.

What's on in Norfolk Libraries

You can join the library online - and when you do, you'll receive an email that allows you to use online services. If you already have a library card and just need to know your PIN, please email

The 'Reading Well for mental health' booklists for adults, young people and children recommends books to support your mental health and wellbeing and can be found on the Reading Well website.


There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer in Norfolk. They're a great way to meet new people and support your community.

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