Use it or lose it
The old adage is very pertinent and Age Concern Hampshire has a wide range of services aimed at promoting active retirement and preventing "social exclusion".
To quote our president, Lawrie McMenemy, "failing to plan is planning to fail", and very little is done nationally to help people through the transition from work to retirement. Pre-retirement seminars are held regularly to help people to plan for their retirement
Mental and physical stimulation is encouraged in retirement through the annual writers' competition, activities training days, annual golf challenge, Buddy walking and the Wellbeing project We also offer one to one computer tuition