Get out Get Active (GOGA) is a national programme being delivered at a local level in the Forest of Dean. There are stark differences in activity levels between those with disabilities and long-term conditions and non-disabled people. GOGA Forest of Dean aims to break these barriers down and to engage older people and those with dementia to be active together.
Being active is important to everyone. Physical activity reduces the risk of multiple health conditions, improves energy and keeps communities connected. GOGA encourages people to be active together and across the Forest of Dean will see the growth of physical activity in community groups, campaigns to motivate people to be active and dementia-friendly leisure activities.
The GOGA project in the Forest of Dean provides a range of activity sessions for older people to take part in. Staying connected and keeping moving are even more important in the winter, so give one of our sessions a go. We have inclusive cycling, indoor gentle games, gentle walks, reminiscence clubs and online or face to face seated exercise classes. See the What’s on Guide for the latest timetable or contact Sarah
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