Opportunities

The First-Ever Global Report On Ageism – 18 March 2021 – 12.00-13.00h GMT

We are very pleased to invite you to the launch event of the first ever Global report on ageism that is taking place on 18 March between 12.00 and 13.00h GMT.  Through an interactive and engaging discussion, this online event will challenge how we think, feel and act towards age and ageing. It will highlight what we know about ageism, why it matters, and how we can tackle it. It will kick off a global conversation that…

Age Friendly London Manifesto Meeting

A meeting via Zoom on Tuesday March 9 2021 from 10am – 12:00 noon Manifesto for our Age-friendly London Chair: Mervyn Eastman, Change AGEnts Agenda 10:00 – 10:30 am Welcome and introduction (Chair) Age-friendly London: The story so far (Sam Mauger, Third Age Trust) Why we need an age-friendly manifesto (Chris Walsh, Positive Ageing in London)  10:30 – 11:00 am  Age-friendly London domains (1-4) Presentations of top priorities for transport, built environment and public spaces,                        health and social care and…

Greece Tourism Survey & Free Holiday

PAiL is a partner in a European network silver tourism project being run by our Greek partners, which is trying to raise awareness of the needs and desires of older tourists to improve the service which older travellers get. Please can you take the time to fill in the questionnaire below and at the end register your entry for the prize draw with the possibility of some great free holidays to Greece. Answer here: https://survey.silverguide.eu/?ref=uk!

Independent Age Surveys

Independent Age and the Alzheimer’s Society are the co-chairs of the Department for Culture, Media and Sports’ Loneliness Network – Older People Task and Finish Group. This group is made up of organisations who support, and care about, people in later life. The task force is investigating how the pandemic has affected services/charities which combat loneliness for those in later life, and the people who use them or volunteer for them. They have two surveys which will…

London Digital Inclusion Initiatives Event

https://week.digileaders.com/talks/loti-digital-inclusion-conference/ On the day, you’ll hear from:12:15 Pitch 1: Susan McFarland-Lyons will share details about how London Borough of Hackney set up a multi-generational buddy system to upskill older residents 12:30 Pitch 2: Opama Khan will share details about how London Borough of Croydon developed and are disseminating digital skills guides to residents 12:45 Pitch 3: Lucy Dunn and Ala Uddin will share details (including details of the procurement journey) about how London Borough of…

Ransackers Association AGM 2020

You are invited to Ransackers Association AGM 2020  and Discussion Event  Friday 23rd  October, to be held online on  zoom Dear Ransackers members and supporters  This year owing to Covid and no possibility of a face to face AGM meeting, we are holding our AGM by zoom online video. The zoom event is free. Please see the attached  sheet for timings and details.  The format for October 23 will be 3   zoom sessions,  allowing for a…

An Opportunity To Ask The Mayor of London Questions

Twice a year, City Hall organises a People’s Question Time (PQT) event. This is your chance to directly ask the Mayor and the Members of the London Assembly about the issues that matter to you, including transport, safety, air quality, housing, the economy and more. The next PQT is taking place on 12 November from 7 to 9pm, and will be fully online for the first time because of the pandemic. There won’t be a…

Opportunity To Watch A Debate On The Care Crisis

NPC to hold an emergency debate on the crisis in the care sector and the impact of Covid-19The National Pensioners’ Convention is inviting health and care leaders and politicians to an emergency webinar summit on the crisis in the country’s care system on Older People’s Day (1st October 2020, 11.30 am).The UK’s largest campaigning organisation for retired people is concerned that reform of the ailing and disjointed care sector is being put on the backburner…

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