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26 Jun 2018
Age Friendly Communities in Practice - meeting report, 11 June

On 11 June almost a hundred people came together for a day of constructive interactive collaboration and planning organised by Ambition for Ageing under the theme of 'Age Friendly Communities in Practice.’

15 Jun 2018
Bringing the benefits of animal therapy to local care homes

As part of their 'Ambitious Stories' series, Tameside have produced a short film about their work with local charity, Noah's A.R.T Animal Rescue Therapy.

13 Jun 2018
Ambition for Ageing is hiring!

PROJECT OFFICER - CONTRACTS  Deadline for applications: 9am, Tuesday 3 July

13 Jun 2018
Get your free Festival of Ageing wristband now!

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.

13 Jun 2018
New scaled programme launch – Collective Effect: Invitation to bid

Collective Effect seeks to fund the exploration and development of new and transformational methods designed to increase the levels of active citizenship in local communities.

08 Jun 2018
New report launched: Community Media for Greater Manchester: An Ambition for Connected Later Life

This comprehensive research report was commissioned to help us to assess the potential for using community media as a way of reducing social isolation in the over 50s.

05 Jun 2018
Don’t miss the first ever Greater Manchester Festival of Ageing!

Have you registered yet for your free wristband and festival brochure for Greater Manchester’s Festival of Ageing running from 2 to 15 July 2018? If you are aged over 50 and live in Greater Manchester, then this festival is for you!

31 May 2018
Partnership development in Rochdale - expressions of interest invited

We are seeking a development partner to help us create age-friendly communities in Rochdale. Deadline for expressions of interest: 12 noon on Friday 22nd June 2018.

08 May 2018
FREE SEMINAR 20 JUNE: Towards an age friendly transport system

This is the third in the Spring/Summer series of MICRA seminars delivered as part of the Ambition for Ageing programme. It will be delivered by Dr Charles Musselwhite.

08 May 2018
FREE SEMINAR 16 MAY: Best Friends Forever? Friendships in Older Age and Hidden Social Isolation

This seminar will share current ongoing research undertaken at the University of Manchester by Natalie Cotterell and Kingsley Purdam. It will look at how social isolation is measured and how we can better understand its impact on peoples' lives