New Tricks: Older People and Local Economic Development

UK Urban Ageing Consortium present: New Tricks: Older People and Local Economic Development 30th October, Leeds, 11am – 5pm   Successful cities of the future will need to foster older people as active contributors to economic development. This conference will address key topics such as: How cities can develop strategies to engage older people in […]

The Age of No Retirement?

Britain’s first ever national debate & exhibition to discover the value in society in which people are living and working longer. Trading Times is hosting a series of events at The OXO Tower between 1-2 October 2014 and tell us more about it all here. Thanks to our 5 sponsors – Aviva, Barclays, Joseph Rowntree […]

What Has Changed Since the 2012 Mayoral Elections?

Positive Ageing in London, with Age UK London hosted a discussion with Munira Mirza, Deputy Mayor for Culture and Education (also responsible for Equalities) and Elaine Seagriff, Head of Londonwide Policy and Strategy, Transport for London. Both of these leading figures presented the changes they thought had taken place for older Londoners since May 2012, and […]

Welfare Benefit Changes and Older People

Positive Ageing in London, the London regional forum on ageing, is researching the impact on older people  of the ongoing changes in welfare benefits. The introduction of Universal Credit instead of a range of existing benefits, the replacement of Disability Living Allowance with Personal Independence Payments, the so-called ‘bedroom tax’ for people ‘under-occupying’ in social housing […]