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 […]
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!
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 […]
This is to let you know that PAiL now has its own bank account, Age UK London (AUKL) has agreed to continue providing support to us until October 2017 and PAiL has an agreed action plan for the coming months. We will be using a new email address for PAiL – in fact, if you […]
Dear Fellow Positive Ageing in London members, This is to invite you to the next PAiL meeting which we hope will be both important and interesting. The feedback from members to our recommendation that PAiL becomes an autonomous organisation registered as an Unincorporated association with its own bank account was positive so we are now […]
The Brexit and Older People event jointly organised by PAiL and the Age Platform Europe (UK branch) was held at Europe House on 11th January and was very successful. The aim was to bring speakers with expertise on the issues facing older people during and after Brexit together to inform people of what rights, laws […]
Positive Ageing in London and Age UK London have published a piece of research into how London boroughs include older people in their strategies for economic development and in particular volunteering and employment. These areas correspond to part of the World Health Organisation (WHO) criteria for an age friendly city. There seems to quite a […]
Below is a report from our 2016 annual conference. On the day we also asked participants to give us examples of when they had been ageist. You can read a selection of the best here. On 17 May PAIL’s annual conference discussed how ageism permeates society and how all of us can be ageist […]
Public Health England have published the most recent Life Expectancy data. One of the key findings is that, within England as a whole, life expectancy for both sexes at ages 65, 75, 85 and 95 increased between 2013 and 2014. You can read the full report online.