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VR over the door step – Testing, Testing

Its been a busy couple of months with our “VR over the Door Step” project. We have been testing out cameras and equipment, making films and and developing virtual reality apps. We wanted to test what kind of Virtual Reality experiences older people liked and what challenges there were to getting those experiences to them….

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Our Paisley Story map

Some Roar users have been working on a Digital Story map that highlights key locations relating to the Stewards, Coats and Clarks families. A group from Roar and one from the Disability Resource Centre in Paisley have been working with the Social Historian Lil Brookes from GateKeeper Arts at weekly sessions for the past 8…

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Building Safer Communities Bulletin

Here’s a link to the latest pdf of the Building Safer Communities Bulletin. It’s always a great read but in this issue we are particularly interested to hear that Roar Connections for Life has been mentioned as a an important organisation in helping to develop a strategy for social isolation and loneliness. “To date, organisations like…

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VR over the Doorstep

Paisley is in the final bidding stage to be UK City of Culture in 2021. If successful it will mean that there will be lots more cultural events happening in and around Paisley/Renfrewshire, but sadly most of the house bound elderly will not be able to attend … we want to change that using technology….

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Free Home Fall Prevention visits

Free Home Fall Prevention visits Are you as steady on your feet as you want to be?  If not, Roar- Connections For Life have staff who can help.  We provide a free Home Fall Prevention visits which includes detecting and reduce tripping hazards, assessing your mobility and showing you some strength and balance exercises which…

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Stay Mobile, Stay Connected

‘Stay Mobile Stay Connected’ is a campaign to change the way we think about older people’s health.