Event: Vision for Change (Highland Perthshire)

We are running these events in all of our key Rural Wisdom areas with the aim to review what’s happening and look ahead. We are welcoming businesses, community groups and volunteers in Highland Perthshire which are supporting older people – the events will give a great opportunity to discuss and plan together. We’ll be looking…

Event: Meet Rural Wisdom at the Food and Friendship lunch, Aberdfeldy

Meet Jill from the Rural Wisdom project at Aberfeldy Parish Church on Taybridge Road on Thursday 19th October from 12noon – 2pm. This annual Marketplace event is an opportunity for local people to meet organisations offering support around issues of poverty and to meet new people over lunch. Jill would love to talk to you…

luminate programme

Scotland’s creative ageing festival – what’s on in your area?

We’re excited to see the programme for ‘Luminate Scotland‘ – Scotland’s innovative festival which celebrates and showcases creative activities aimed at older people. The festival kicks off in October so its right around the corner with loads of exciting events from ‘celebrate your feet’ art workshops to dramatic language learning to a host of dance…

Taking risks in rural areas – getting access to the support people want

This is a summary of a discussion which was had at the Rural Wisdom Get-together in Galasheils in August on the need for positive risk-taking to allow people living in rural areas to get access to the support they want.  We are hearing about people living in rural areas who feel that other people are making…