Useful Links

What's working?

There are many innovative ways that people are finding to help make their rural areas better places for people to live as they get older. Here we are showcasing things which are working well across the UK. Click on the links or images below to read the examples - we hope they will inspire more similar work and spark other ideas.

Do you know of something which you think should be here? Please get in touch & let us know / read more about the kind of things we're looking for.

The Care & Wellbeing Co-op 

Badenoch & Strathspey Community Transport Co. 

Dementia Friendly Communities

Cadenfoot Kurling Group


Centre for Ageing Better

The Centre for Ageing Better is an independent charitable foundation working to create a society in which everyone enjoys a good later life.

Visit the Centre for Ageing Better website

Scottish Rural Network

The Scottish Rural Network encourages rural development in Scotland by sharing information, ideas and good practice. 

Visit the Scottish Rural Network website

Scottish Rural Action

Scottish Rural Action aims to be a powerful voice for the people of rural Scotland. It is a non-profit company formed with the dual purpose of developing and organising Scotland’s Rural Parliament and supporting the development of a rural movement in Scotland. 

Visit the Scottish Rural Action website