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MHA Digital Communities is a virtual community created for those aged 55 and over. Our online community is designed to support people feeling isolated or lonely within their own home through a variety of activities promoting social inclusion.

From a range of live and on-demand video-based activities such as baking, exercise, quizzes, religious services, and more; MHA Digital Communities activities are suitable for you to join-in from the comfort of your own home by clicking the playlist buttons below.

Prior to undertaking any of our exercise classes, please read our disclaimer.

Resource Zone

MHA Digital Communities work in partnership with a variety of businesses to create resources which support older people who live independently in their own home. The resources vary from strengthening digital skills, understanding mental health & wellbeing and any additional support you may need in your own home. 

To find out more click on a resource below:

Barclays Digital Wings 

What is Barclays Digital Wings?

Barclays Digital Wings is the place to learn about all things digital created by Barclays bank – from how to stay safe online and navigate social media to managing your money or your business.

Why learn with digital wings?

If you're looking to learn the basics online, you will be able to get an understanding of social media, video calls, online shopping and more. Our tutorials, videos, games and quizzes are all designed to boost your knowledge and sharpen your skills. Best of all, it’s free.

To sign up and learn more click here 

Sign up code is MHFA

AbilityNet 

What is AbilityNet?

AbilityNet supports people of any age, living with any disability or impairment to use technology to achieve their goals at home, at work and in education. They do this by providing specialist advice services, free information resources and by helping to build a more accessible digital world.

What will I learn?

They provide a range of free services for disabled people, their family and friends, their carers and other people who care for you

To sign-up for a range of free support resources click here

Learn My Way 

What is Learn My Way?

Learn My Way has free courses for you to learn digital skills to stay safe and connected.

What could I learn?

Learn My Way has a mixture of subjects you can choose from including; using a computer, Microsoft Office programmes, improving your health and managing your money through online banking. 

To find out more click here

Business in the Community 

What is Business in the Community?

Created nearly 40 years ago by HRH The Prince of Wales to champion responsible learning through organisations such as MHA. Business in the Community provides one to one support to build digital skills for those who need it the most. 

How does it work? 

We have a range of mentors who are looking to support and upskill those wanting to know more about all things digital. The sessions are run on a monthly basis and have limited availability. 

To reserve your space email: befriending@mha.org.uk 

Our local MHA Communities schemes also offer one-to-one and group social activities to help local people aged 55 and over to live later life well.

To view upcoming activities in your area, please visit our MHA Communities social media channels using the buttons below or enter your postcode to find your nearest MHA Communities scheme. 

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