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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 Members’ Response to the Mayor’s Strategy on Diversity and Inclusion

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.

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 […]

Welfare Reform Report Launched

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 […]

PAiL Represented at UK Advisory Forum on Ageing, 26 November

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. […]

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 […]

The Age of No Retirement?

Britain’s first ever national debate & exhibition to discover the value in society in which people are living and working longer. Trading Times is hosting a series of events at The OXO Tower between 1-2 October 2014 and tell us more about it all here. Thanks to our 5 sponsors – Aviva, Barclays, Joseph Rowntree […]

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 […]