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Ambition for Ageing is one of 14 partnerships that deliver Ageing Better, a programme set up by The National Lottery Community Fund. To access their learning, collected locally from within the 14 partnerships, please visit their website by clicking here.

Report

This toolkit provides 24 real case studies illustrating different ways of equalities approach to programme design. The toolkit is supported by a short briefing which summarises the approaches.

Community Development, Equalities and Inclusion
Report

The Ambition for Ageing Programme Evaluation report seeks to measure the impact Ambition for Ageing has had regarding improving age-friendliness and social connections within our delivery areas.

Co-production, Community Development, Equalities and Inclusion, Social Isolation
Report

Involving marginalised older people in group activities is key to achieving equality. Our new briefing and practical workbook detail a spatial approach to working with marginalised communities.

Community Development, Equalities and Inclusion
Report
Following reports of older people expressing fears around what to do when they run out of cash and concerns around how to pay for items delivered by volunteers, forcing some to go to cash points
Social Isolation
Report

Ageing Equally? was a research programme focusing on what makes a good place in which to grow older for people who belong to minority communities.

Equalities and Inclusion
Report

The Value of Small Community-Led Equalities Research is a report by the Equalities Board of Ambition for Ageing evaluating their experience of commissioning and managing the five shorter Ageing Equ

Co-production, Equalities and Inclusion
Report

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.

Social Isolation
Report

This internal report measures the impact Ambition for Ageing has had regarding improving age-friendliness and social connections within our delivery areas.

Co-production, Community Development, Social Isolation
Report

Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly is a briefing which supports those working to build age-friendly communities in an inclusive & diverse way. 

Equalities and Inclusion
Video

Short video showing how AfA works to create more age-friendly places.

 

 

Social Isolation, Video
Report

The briefing provides practical information for use by VCSE organisations on how to support older carers as employees or potential employees and therefore lead by example in this area.

 

Employment
Report

Ambition for Ageing's report titled Resilience in an Ageing Greater Manchester, looks at the needs of older people in resilience planning.

 

Equalities and Inclusion
Report

A summary of the final reports of the research projects commissioned by the Equalities Board in 2017, following reviews and visits to Local Delivery Leads.

Equalities and Inclusion
Report

Our latest report calls for more research into the experiences of older Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people in Greater Manchester in order to tackle social isolation. It is particularly important for Greater Manchester to understand more about social isolation and older BAME communities as the population of this group is continuing to grow rapidly.

Equalities and Inclusion, Social Isolation
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The second seminar in the Autumn/ Winter series of MICRA seminars, delivered as part of the Ambition for Ageing programme, took place on 30 November 2017 and was presented by Dr Anna Goulding.

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The first seminar in the Autumn/ Winter series of MICRA seminars delivered as part of the Ambition for Ageing programme was presented by Camilla Lewis on Tuesday 24th October 2017.

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Report

A core responsibility of the Ambition for Ageing programme is to track and report our progress. This document, first created in 2017, summarises the insights that we have collected to date.

Report

Ambition for Ageing has released a briefing titled Asset-based Approaches and Inequalities, looking at the risks of exacerbating inequalities that we know asset-based approaches can result in.

Community Development, Equalities and Inclusion
Report

This guide looks at the principles that inform co-production, and why using this approach makes both ethical and practical sense.

Co-production
Video

Here Chris Phillipson and Tine Buffel from Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing talk through their research into social isolation of older people

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