OECD Older versus younger workers

All this talk about older people taking jobs form the young and yet this presentation from OECD actually shows that higher employment of older workers is accompanied by higher employment for young people. It is vibrant economies that create jobs not ideological debates pitching different cohorts against one another ... Read more

Health Improvement Co-ordinator Vacancy

We are looking for someone with a health and community development background to be part of our exciting and innovative project enabling older people across North Staffordshire to age positively. ... Read more

Birchfield Harriers Tales

A new generation will be able to share the heritage of arguably the UK’s premier athletics club Birchfield Harriers thanks to a local history project supported by a grant of nearly £35,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund. ... Read more

Enfield Town Tales and More

A new generation will be able to share the heritage of football in Enfield thanks to a local history project supported by a grant of nearly £50,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund. ... Read more

UK Urban Ageing Consortium

The UK Urban Ageing Consortium is a collaborative partnership between Keele University, Manchester City Council and the Beth Johnson Foundation that actively supports the development of age-friendly environments. ... Read more

Inspiring new book about supporting charities

The Beth Johnson Foundation is delighted to feature in a new book about how charities really work and how donors can best operate. It Ain't What You Give, It's The Way That You Give It by Caroline Fiennes has been called 'the Freakonomics of the charity sector' ... Read more

Grandparenting in Europe

Preliminary Findings Briefing-This briefing presents preliminary results of an international study on the role of grandparents in family life carried out by King’s College London and supported by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in partnership with Grandparents Plus and the Beth Johnson Foundation ... Read more

Beth Johnson Foundation Blog

  • Statement - Cancer Support Ser ...

    We are sorry to announce that from Wednesday 1st July the Staffordshire Cancer Support Programme (CaSP) at the Beth Johnson Found ...Read more

  • DEEP Moments

    BJF Dementia Advocacy Peer Support Group have been involved in a series of films by Bigger House Films, through DEEP (Dementia Eng ...Read more

  • Dementia Research Study

    Are you a carer of a family member or friend with dementia?  If you are 18 or older, are currently a carer of a family member ...Read more

  • A Carers Reflection

    Where did you go? A carer’s reflection   You were the strong one Would hold me  Waiting for my tears to dry. But n ...Read more



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