Resourcing Older People’s Employment Support (ROPES) project

There have been a spate of articles and comments around ageing in the Guardian this last week with older baby boomers starting to show an interest in promoting the positive benefits of ageing and the contribution that older people make. We hope that this can be used by all of us to promote the positive […]

PAiL Conference – Celebrating the Diversity of Older Londoners

PAiL is organising a further conference this year on 22nd February 2019 around the topic of Celebrating the Diversity of Older Londoners. We will have experts talking about the contribution of older women and men in London from different ethnic and cultural groups, from the LGBT+ communities, and by people with and without disabilities. We […]

A new strategy for equality, diversity and inclusion in London

On 10 May, the Mayor of London published a new strategy for equality, diversity and inclusion in London. The publication of ‘Inclusive London’ follows a consultation and evidence-gathering process with London’s communities and key stakeholders – which included Positive Ageing in London. The strategy contains the Mayor’s strategic objectives to help address the inequalities, barriers and […]

A conference on life long learning

Join us for the next in our series of conferences and focus groups, on issues affecting older Londoners. This free, half-day conference will focus on life long learning. Wed 23 May 2018, 10:30 336 Brixton Road, London, SW9 7AA Click here to RSVP Expert speakers will be talking about life long learning and older people, including experiences of […]

A response from the Department for Exiting the EU

At last after a period of several months we have received a reply from the Brexit Department, confirming our report outlining older people’s concerns relating to Brexit has been passed onto officials from the Department for Exiting the EU. The response highlighted that the Government is aware of the concerns regarding the concerns of older people […]

London’s silver economy

By 2050, estimates suggest that people aged over 65 will outnumber children under five. This is creating a new and powerful consumer class, and presents new opportunities for life-long work and employment – a new silver economy. The Mayor of London’s draft plan for an inclusive and growing economy is currently out for consultation. But does […]

Challenges for older Londoners in a post-Brexit Britain

Last week Chris Walsh joined a group of retired trade unionists for a discussion on Brexit and the rights of older workers. The meeting, with the London and South East TUC Retired members, was a continuation of the work Positive Ageing in London and partners have been doing to raise the concerns and challenges facing older […]

Digital Inclusion Conference

THIS EVENT HAS NOW TAKEN PLACE The  Mayor of London is currently developing a new Smart London Plan. This will set out how he plans to deliver better digital services, increase digital inclusion and improve cyber-security. It will also show how he plans to use technology to deliver his economic, environment, and transport strategies. The possibilities allowed by […]

Three Upcoming PAiL Meetings

PAiL has received funding from Awards for All PAiL has now organised 3 events for the next 3 months which we hope you all will be able to attend. The first is our PAiL Committee meeting – which has been postponed from this Friday due to the rail strike and anticipated travel disruption too next […]