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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 […]

The Economic Contribution of Older Londoners: GLA Report

Deputy Mayor Victoria Borwick launched Greater London Authority’s report ‘The Economic Contribution of Older Londoners at a Positive Ageing in London conference on Thursday 17th October. The headline findings in the report are: The paid work of older Londoners contributes an estimated £47bn per year. An estimated 16% of older Londoners provide care to other […]

Positive Ageing in London

Positive Ageing in London brings together London-wide and local organisations from both the voluntary and statutory sectors to consider age issues in London and agree common solutions. Positive Ageing in London was founded in 2011 as the London regional forum on ageing, bringing together older people’s organisations, charities, service providers and statutory bodies. Positive Ageing […]