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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 […]

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 […]

DWP Later Life Newsletter – March 2014

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.

DWP Later Life Newsletter – February 2014

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.

Dementia Advocacy Network

The Dementia Advocacy Network has unfortunately closed, but Positive Ageing in London are glad to make available some of the resources it produced. We hold more publications on file and, if you are interested in receiving any, please contact Gordon Deuchars on gdeuchars@ageuklondon.org.uk. Mind the Gap Report Taking Their Side Report DAN Resources catalogue The […]

Shaping the Future of Older Londoners’ Health and Social Care

On 9 December Positive Ageing in London held a lively and successful meeting on health and social care changes, attended by delegates from at least 31 local organisations. Guest speakers were Anne Bristow, Director of Adult Social Services, LB Barking & Dagenham, on behalf of ADASS; Samantha Meikle, Director of London Connect, focussing on online […]