Latest Project Launch

The official launch of the Cancer Advocacy Project in East Staffordshire took place on 22nd April. The event took place at the East Staffs Council for Voluntary Services in Burton upon Trent. ... Read more

A new vision for older workers: Retain, Retrain, Recruit

Lynne Wealleans, our Programmes Lead attended the Parliamentary Reception hosted by Steve Webb MP, Minister of State for Pensions, to launch Dr Ros Altmann’s report to Government - A new vision for older workers: Retain, Retrain, Recruit. The Foundation has, since 2004, been involved in supporting older workers and welcomes this positive movement for change; as Dr Altmann says in her report “If we are to seize the moment, changes are urgently required to overcome the barriers to later life working. Our concept of retirement and ageing in the workforce must move with the times as people’s lives and the population demographics change.” ... Read more

DWP Later Life Newsletter

Latest newsletter from the DWP including “I’m still me” Older people challenge health and care services to provide more coordinated care and refrain from labelling them as ‘frail’. The publication challenges health and care services to work together and improve the outcomes older people say are most important to them – things such as independence, social interaction and relational support. ... Read more


WHAT OLDER PEOPLE SAY ABOUT DISCRIMINATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN OLDER AGE: A consultation by the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People ... Read more

Kingdom United?

The Social Integration Commission was set up to explore key questions about how people from different ethnic and age groups and income backgrounds relate to one another in modern Britain. ... Read more

Are you interested in becoming a Positive Living Coach?

During the months of November and December 2014, the Beth Johnson Foundation delivered the first round of their Positive Living training course. This course trains community members to become Positive Living Coaches, enabling them to raise awareness of self-management of health and long term health conditions. ... Read more

Later Life Newsletter No. 64

The Foundation would like to share this latest newsletter with you. Read about the Older Workers Scheme, Results from a survey of attitudes of the over 50s to fuller working lives and Is the digital age contributing to fuel poverty. Plus much more information and advice. ... Read more

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