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PAiL Facebook Page

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!

Report on Age Platform Europe meeting on Age Friendly Environments

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 […]

PAiL Response to the London Housing Strategy

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 Update – July 2017

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 […]

Upcoming PAiL Meeting – Friday 26th May

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 […]

Older People’s Brexit Concerns Sent to Government and Parliament

After our joint event on Brexit and Older People on 11 January, the main issues and concerns that participants raised have been sent in a letter to David Davis MP, the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, and you can see the text here, and as a submission to Parliament’s committee on Brexit. Issues […]

Conclusions from the Brexit and Older People Conference

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 […]

Brexit and Older People

Positive Ageing in London and the AGE Platform Europe (UK section) invite you to a meeting to discuss the impact of Brexit upon older people. The full title of the meeting is “Brexit for Older People – What Does This Mean For Us?” This meeting is the first of a planned series of discussions to ask […]

Ageing Without Children Awarded Development Grant

We are delighted to learn that Ageing Without Children (AWOC) has been awarded a development grant by the Big Lottery Fund. This grant will allow AWOC to explore two key issues: firstly, how AWOC can develop and extend their local groups, and secondly how AWOC can form an alternative support model for people in later […]

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 […]