Following our successful consultation event at City Hall on Friday 1st September, please click here to read Positive Ageing in London’s response to the Mayor’s vision for diversity and inclusion based on older Londoners’ feedback.
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 […]
Following our recent meeting it was unanimously agreed by those attending – the founding members – to agree to set up Positive Ageing in London as an independent body and to agree the Articles of Association now amended. We will be circulating the final Articles of Association in the near future along with the Minutes […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Positive Ageing in London and Age UK London have today launched a research report to investigate and challenge the idea that those above state pension age are ‘protected’ from welfare reform, while also looking into the effect of changes on the under-emphasised group of ‘younger-old’ Londoners who are below state pension age but over the […]
Positive Ageing in London is now represented in the UK Advisory Forum on Ageing by Ellen Lebethe, with Irene Kohler as deputy representative. For an explanation of what the UK Advisory Forum, please visit the organisation website. Ellen has provided a short note of the main subjects discussed at the last meeting on 26 November. […]
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 Department for Work and Pensions latest monthly bulletin, the DWP Later Life Newsletter, is now out. The newsletter includes the latest news on policy changes, good practice and initiatives and their impact on older people. You can view the newsletter, and sign up to receive it monthly, here.