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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 […]

DWP Later Life Newsletter – January ’14

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.

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 […]