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Greater Manchester
07 Jul 2020

As a part of our Community Media programme, Alchemy Arts have helped elderly members of the Pakistani Community with the basics of using a smartphone through their TEK Eagles programme. 

Working Potential
12 Jun 2020

A new report looks at the needs of those with caring responsibilities trying to seek employment and how they can be supported back into work using insights from our Working Potential project. 

Greater Manchester
17 Jan 2020

Our new project Cultural Routes is designed to champion and support artists and creative practitioners who are over 50 years of age.

Older Peoples Network
12 Dec 2019

The Greater Manchester Older People’s Network (GMOPN) aims to make sure that older people have an influence in key decision-making and that their v

Greater Manchester
15 Nov 2019

Pride in Ageing has already made huge strides in helping to ensure that Greater Manchester becomes one of the best places for LGBT people to grow older.

Older Peoples Network
20 Aug 2019

Save the date for the next Greater Manchester Older People's Network event. 

Older Peoples Network
13 Aug 2019

The Greater Manchester Older People’s Network are delighted to launch their new Participation Guide which reflects wide-ranging discussions and mak

Greater Manchester
09 Jul 2019

We have been working to understand what an age-friendly transport network looks like, what challenges older people face and what older people think the transport priorities should be.

Greater Manchester
01 Jul 2019

The Mayor of Greater Manchester has issued the second round of his Age-Friendly Challenge to make Greater Manchester the best place in the UK to grow older.

Older Peoples Network
25 Jun 2019

The new Positive Ageing Imagery Project will be looking at why stereotypical images of wrinkly hands that reinforce negativity around ageing are used in the media to represent older people.

Greater Manchester
10 Jun 2019

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction have published a report which features Ambition for Ageing work on resilience in an ageing Greater Manchester.

Greater Manchester
06 May 2019

On Valentine’s Day 2019, Age-Friendly Manchester and Ambition for Ageing along with colleagues from the universities, voluntary organisations and h

Working Potential
26 Apr 2019

A short blog by Nisha Frizzell, employer engagement officer for our Working Potential programme.

Working Potential
26 Apr 2019

A short update on what our Working Potential provider in Salford have been up to, and more about their Community Champions model. 

Greater Manchester
26 Feb 2019

Transport for Greater Manchester and the GM Ageing Hub commissioned research to further understand what an age-friendly transport network looks like.

Greater Manchester
13 Jun 2018

If you are aged 50 and over and live in Greater Manchester, don’t miss the chance to join in one of this summer’s liveliest and loveliest events – the Festival of Ageing, 2 to 15 July.

Greater Manchester
25 Apr 2018

For organisations who are looking to work in partnership on our Social Eating scaled programme we have uploaded a list of the contact details of organisations that attended the recent Bidder Engagement event.

Greater Manchester
13 Nov 2017

Following an open tender exercise, we have recently appointed contractors for our Festival of Ageing and Community Media initiatives. News about successful Community Navigator appointees will follow shortly.

UK
10 Oct 2017

This briefing is the output of the first phase of a GMCVO joint project with the University of Manchester about the role of local organisations in