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Developing Age-friendly Communities

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This training will look at the Age-friendly Communities programme cycle and will take a deep-dive on the first stage of the cycle, Engage and Understand, where you will involve stakeholders and older people in assessing the age-friendliness of your place before developing your action plan. This training will share some of the key principles of delivering your Age-friendly Community and will provide a […]

What makes a good digitally connected home?

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In this webinar hosted by The Good Home Inquiry, digital connectivity and the home will be examined. How can digital connectivity enhance people's lives and homes, and what are the main challenges and innovative solutions? In particular, how can good quality connectivity in and around the home, together with technology, support people?  The benefits in […]

Digital skills to connect

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How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected digital skills training for older adults? Before the COVID-19 pandemic, people without access to the internet were already at a severe disadvantage in terms of accessing essential goods, services, job opportunities and financial support. The pandemic has dramatically exacerbated this situation. People — many for the first time — […]

How does digital connectivity support and enhance a good home?

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In this webinar hosted by the Good Home Inquiry, they will examine how a digitally connected home supports  and enhances a good home and how to ensure more people are connected in ways that work for them in their existing homes. Speakers Helen Burrows, Content and Services Policy Director, BT Emma Stone, Director of Design and […]

Keep on movin’ – the importance of staying active in your 50s and 60s

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This webinar from the Centre for Ageing Better will explore the motivators and barriers to physical activity for people in their 50s and 60s, and what might work to help people in this age group feel the benefits. It will launch and present the findings of our new report, and consider what government, industry and […]

Age-friendly training: plan and act

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Join Centre for Ageing Better for an afternoon of training, guiding you through Steps 2 and 3 of the WHO age-friendly community four-step programme cycle. This interactive training session will be an opportunity to learn more about developing your age-friendly strategy and implementing your age-friendly plan, alongside other members of the UK Network of Age-friendly […]

How can we develop a national post-pandemic resilience programme?

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Join Centre for Ageing Better and The Physiological Society for an online launch of their new joint report ‘A National Post Pandemic Resilience Programme: Supporting older adults to recover from the pandemic’. Questions to be discussed: What short and long term challenges have lockdowns presented for older people’s health? How older adults can be motivated […]

Ethnic health inequalities in later life

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New research from the Universities of Sussex and Manchester looks at ethnic inequalities in health in later life– specifically, how they vary with age; whether levels of inequality have changed over time; and to what extent they can be explained by socioeconomic inequality and self-reported experiences of racism and racial discrimination. In this webinar researchers […]

An introduction to Age-friendly Communities

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An Age-friendly Community is a place where people of all ages are able to live healthy and active later lives. These places make it possible for people to continue to stay living in their homes, participate in the activities that they value, and contribute to their communities, for as long as possible. Through the UK […]

Community connections as we age: lessons from the pandemic

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This webinar will look at the evidence from two longitudinal studies in the pandemic to see what lessons we can learn from a time when social connections were vital for all of us, yet challenging for some more than others. Following a presentation about individual connectedness based on research by NatCen, Manchester Urban Ageing Research […]

How community organisations contribute to healthy ageing

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Living in a community that supports our health and basic needs is an important part of growing older. In Leeds, there is a group of voluntary organisations that do just that. This webinar will explore the findings from phase 2 of the evaluation of the Leeds Neighbourhood Network. The Leeds Neighbourhood Network comprises 37 voluntary […]

An introduction to Age-friendly Communities

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What is an Age-friendly Community? Learn about the WHO Age-friendly Communities framework and what can be achieved through becoming one. An Age-friendly Community is a place where people of all ages are able to live healthy and active later lives. These places make it possible for people to continue to stay living in their homes, […]