Experiences of Being Report

We are pleased to launch our Experiences of Being Report, which shows the positive effect of using drama, music and dance in care homes to help people living with dementia. ... Read more

Food Glorious Food

Hands on cooking sessions for those living with or after cancer.  Cook & Eat sessions with a free 6 week course starting on Tuesday 7th March ... Read more

Back By Popular Demand

Active in Age - The Positive Living Project is pleased to offer the opportunity to attend the Beth Johnson Foundations Active in Age training. Active in Age is a fully accredited training course, which allows you to gain a Level 3 qualification and safely deliver physical Activity to older adults. ... Read more

EMIL has a new website!

BJF are excited to continue supporting the EMIL network in 2016 for another exciting year of intergenerational work throughout Europe.  The European Map of Intergenerational Learning (EMIL) is a collaborative network of members working together to support intergenerational learning taking place across Europe. Established in 2009, the network uses the existing expertise of partner organisations already working in the field to create a learning network for others involved in intergenerational programmes across Europe. ... Read more

Cuppa and a Smile

Staff Blog - Cuppa and a Smile.  We all have read in the media over and over again about the prevalence of older people being lonely and the effect that loneliness can have on the individual. Loneliness can have wide reaching implications to physical and mental health resulting in feeling isolated, even for those who actually live with their partners/family. They may have to care for a partner and this is turn reduces their ability to socialise and engage with other people.   ... Read more

Stem Cells, Cancer and Life Lessons

A blog posted on Twitter caught my eye, not only because of the volume of swearing in the initial post, but because it tells the story of a man who is quite unwell but buried his head in the sand about everything that was going on with his body that wasn’t supposed to be happening (something which many of us have done in the past I’m sure). Also his blog seems to resonate with thousands and thousands of people. ... Read more

Ageing with chronic pain: promoting age-friendliness in rural areas

A new summary report has been published: Ageing with chronic pain: promoting age-friendliness in rural areas. The Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences at Keele University and the Beth Johnson Foundation (BJF) co-hosted a stakeholder engagement workshop to share the results of two research projects. ... Read more

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