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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
PAiL would like to invite all our members and followers to have their say as older Londoners on this latest consultation opportunity which is the Skills strategy section of the Mayor’s Strategy for London. Contact us via Facebook or Twitter.
Positive Ageing in London is pleased to announce our brand new Facebook page! Please access it here: www.facebook.com/positiveageinginlondon Be sure to “like” our page!
Positive Ageing in London now has a bank account for anyone wishing to make a donation. Our sort code is 83-04-25 and our account number is 19304489.
Chris Walsh, PAiL chair, went to a meeting on Best Practice on Age Friendly Cities/environments last week in Brussels. This is an important element in improving the age friendliness of our local boroughs as well as London wide and it is crucial that older people themselves are involved in carrying this out, as well as […]
On the 18th September 2017, PAiL and Age UK London hosted a joint conference on the issues affecting older Londoners and their concerns and demands relating to housing. With the Mayor, Sadiq Khan, planning a new London Housing Strategy, this was an opportunity for older Londoners to help shape the future of housing in the […]
PAIL, in association with Age UK London (AUKL), held an interesting conference on 5th September at the DWP offices in Hammersmith on age and employment and economic development in London, in partnership with DWP who presented updates on their 50+ strategy and the impact of the national roll out of Universal Credit. There were presentations […]