Who in Europe Works beyond the State Pension Age and under which Conditions?

In response to demographic ageing and its consequences, European governments aim to increase labour market participation of older workers and have started to expand the state pension age beyond age 65. In this paper, the authors describe the employment and working conditions of men and women working between 65 and 80 years, and compare them with previous conditions of those retired in the same age group.  ... Read more

Investment into local causes

Could you make a difference? Today we have launched our lottery page with the Lyme Lottery and hope to raise funds from our supporters who buy a ticket. Any money raised will go towards improving and extending our Advocacy services, enable more research projects and support new lifestyle initiatives, all for older adults. We really appreciate every penny raised and hope that you will visit our page here . Thank you! ... Read more

Age Action Alliance News-August 2017

The latest newsletter from the Age Action Alliance is available to download. More news on the move and thanks from AAA to the support they have been given by ourselves and other members. ... Read more

Giving a Voice

Advocacy on behalf of people with dementia and people with cancer: a study of the effect on service users lives We are pleased to announce the publication of another research report, Giving a Voice, published by BJF and carried out by the University of Salford. The work has been concentratedon two of our projects focused respectively on meeting the different needs of people with dementia and people with cancer. To read more click here ... Read more

Honorary Treasurer Vacancy

Can you make a difference? Would you like to join a group of individuals who give up their time to support and guide the Foundation? BJF are looking to appoint a volunteer Honorary Treasurer Trustee with experience in finance and fundraising. This is a high profile appointment with an expected commitment of a minimum of six board meetings per year and attendance at some profile raising events where applicable. Trustees are responsible for collectively setting the strategic aims and objectives of BJF, ensuring accountability, delivering good governance and ensuring compliance with all legal requirements and financial regulations in accordance with Charity and Company Law. If you would like to join us and support the Foundation by becoming a trustee then please send your CV to Colin Hann (Executive Chair) by email Colin.Hann@bjf.org.uk or Debbie.everden@bjf.org.uk All travel expenses will be re-imbursed. Find out more by clicking the Vacancy tab on our Home page. ... Read more

Ageing in the UK Now-BJF new research report

This short report, Ageing in the UK Now, is an opening review of areas where organisations interested in the field of ageing can make a significant impact, and assist in understanding where future initiatives might be focused. It is effectively a scoping exercise outlining areas of research and developing practice relevant to the UK’s ageing sector, and mapping these against the wider political and social agenda. ... Read more

Working just as hard

In the 8th article about work, retirement, and wellbeing, the Guardian's Amelia Hill talks the major transition. Will money be a problem, willl there be enough time or too much? ... Read more

PIER showcases good practice to NHS delegation

A group of senior delegates, from the NHS Health Literacy Collaborative Group, visited the Haywood Hospital in late February to look at the Patient Information and Resource Centre, (PIER) and see what effect its presence has had on the health literacy of patients and carers using the hospital. ... Read more

Age Action Alliance News

Read the latest news from Age Action Alliance - March 20th- with articles from members all over the country. BJF supports the AAA website and have long been a member, would you like to join?  ... Read more

Could you volunteer for us?

We are always looking for volunteers. If you’d like to give back, and support people going through some tough challenges volunteer with us. You can learn new skills and enhance existing ones. We will aim to give you a rewarding volunteering experience with ongoing training with help from a supportive team ... Read more

Beth Johnson Foundation Blog

  • Support the Future

    Recently, BJF hosted 1st and 2nd year medical students from Keele University. They worked with us for a few months in most strands ...Read more

  • New Project for BJF

    A huge THANK YOU! We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded funding for the Healthy Generations Project. Thank you to a ...Read more

  • BJF Newsletter sign-up!

    You can now subscribe to receive the latest newsletter from us and hear about our work, sector news, important dates and much more ...Read more

  • Doing It Well-Guidance for tho ...

    Seven Steps to dignity and compassion in caring for older people: Guidance for those who care  The Beth Johnson Foundation (B ...Read more



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