PAiL would like to invite all our members and followers to have their say as older Londoners on this latest consultation opportunity which is the Skills strategy section of the Mayor’s Strategy for London. Contact us via Facebook or Twitter.
Reports, presentations and recommendations arising from Positive Ageing’s work. Making London Age Friendly Conference, 10 May 2019 Following our recent very well attended event in partnership with the Greater London Authority (GLA) on 10 May 2019, see the speaker’s presentations from the day below: Paul McGarry, Engagement and Participation of Older People Spencer Thompson, How Age […]
Positive Ageing in London now has a bank account for anyone wishing to make a donation. Our sort code is 83-04-25 and our account number is 19304489.
Positive Ageing in London and Age UK London invite you to an event on 18 September on the issues s affecting older Londoners and their concerns and demands relating to Housing. At the moment housing is in crisis in London and the UK. Where are the new houses going to come from? What housing is […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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. […]