Is recovery in London going to be Age-Friendly?

Building back better is the watchword for recovery in London. London Boroughs’ performance during the pandemic was on the whole exemplary – providing much needed support for older people, working in partnership with the community and innovating in real time. But now we are beyond the worst, are London Boroughs taking older people’s needs into account as they produce plans for recovery? PAiL asked all London Boroughs for information earlier this year about how they…

PAiL Newsletter May 2021

Dear PAIL member  Please find our PositiveAgeing in London newsletter with updates about our work and that of our age partners. As you will see much of our activity the last month or so has been around the elections for Mayor of London and the GLA Assembly. We have contacted all the main parties candidates for mayor and the assembly asking them to endorse the priorities which we and our partners in the London Age…

PAIL/ LAFF Age-Friendly Priorities for the London Mayoral elections

PAIL in partnership with our fellow members of the London Age Friendly Coalition, including the GLF, Age UK London and the 3rd Age Trust produced a series of key priorities following an agreement by each of our Domain working groups as to the three – 5 most important issues in each field.  We have now circulated them to all the main parties and candidates for Mayor and the GLA  25 assembly members asking for their endorsement. So…

PAiL Updates

We now have a new committee elected at the AGM and subsequent committee meetings which meets once a month. This includes Bridgit Sam Bailey and Tim Whitaker as Vice Chairs and Carol Vincent our Secretary.We are happy for observers to attend these virtual zoom meetings especially if they have something specific to raise or to offer. We meet on the second Wednesday of every month Please contact us at  if you wish to be invited. 

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