Sometimes making the smallest changes to our daily activities can have a big impact on our health and wellbeing. 

East Lothian has a wide range of coast paths and woodland walks to enjoy.  Local sports and leisure facilities, as well as libraries and theatres for our entertainment and amusement. 

There are also a range of services including Ageing Well and the East Lothian Rehabilitation Service, which can provide activities, advice, support and encouragement to enable you and your loved ones to live healthy, independent, active lifestyles. 

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Healthy living

Small changes can make the biggest differences. Having a healthy heart, eating the right foods, drinking less, staying active - all help to maintain a healthly lifestyle. Read our top tips to see how a few changes to your daily routine can significantly improve your way of living.
Learn more about healthy living

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Ageing well

Adding years to life and life to years. The Ageing Well project promotes healthy lifestyles for people over 50 in East Lothian. The project is a partnership between NHS Lothian and East Lothian Council.
Visit the Ageing Well website

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Explore ABEL (A Better Life in East Lothian); the digital platform from the East Lothian Rehabilitation Service. Discover information, advice, tools, activities and how smart technology can help manage your health and wellbeing, and be a resource if you care for others.
Visit ABEL website

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Library services

So much more that just borrowing books, discover the range of services, activities and the events programme available through East Lothian's Library service.
Library services webpages

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Sport and leisure

No matter your age or ability, there is a sports, leisure or fitness activity to suit you. From gentle exercise classes, to gym sessions, badminton and table tennis, to swimming, bowls and golf coures, discover an activity you can enjoy.
Visit the enjoyleisure website

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Arts and entertainment

The Brunton in Musselburgh is the place to be for the best in quality music, theatre, dance, comedy, children’s shows and film. Their events programme has something to entertain everyone. 
Arts and entertainment webpages 


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