An article in a recent newspaper places emphasis on the importance of older people getting out and about and speaking to people they meet. Manchester has been quoted in a television programme as being old age friendly in that there are places for Senior Citizens to relax and enjoy the company of others. This needs easy access to public transport and pleasant surroundings. The comment has been made that Princes Street does not have many benches for small rests, but as the Surfers have not counted them, we are not sure on this point.
It is important for good mental and physical health to keep active in later life and Edinburgh Council’s
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