Opportunities

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…

Age-Friendly London Street & Environment Audit Training Programme

  Positive Ageing in London is running  an Age Friendly London street and environment audit training programme. Our first virtual ‘training the trainers’ training session is being prepared for Tuesday 20 October from 11 to 1 pm. We will send out zoom invites nearer the date to those who register an interest. We  have received some  funding to support and train local age friendly street audit champions to lead in carrying out street, built environment and open spaces…

Invite to Older Londoners Food Summit

Sustain and the GLA are organising an online and interactive ‘Older Londoners Food Summit’ from 10am-12pm on Thursday 1stOctober (the International Day of Older Persons).   The event will explore the role of good food in the lives of older Londoners, including ways to ensure older people can access good food. Sustain and the GLA will present two new complementary pieces of research looking into older people’s experiences of food before and during the COVID-19 lockdown. Attendees will then have…

National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week

We are pleased to inform you that following our meeting a joint-letter was addressed to Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, addressing the need for action to improve early detection and treatment, including a detailed implementation strategy for commitments made in the NHS Long Term Plan in relation to heart valve disease.  The points made during the roundtable and highlighted in the letter have become even more important as we now…

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