Resources for Older People's Organisations in London

Positive Ageing in London, with the UK Age Friendly Cities NetworkGreater London Authority and Manchester City Council, jointly held this event which was well received and attended by older people, policy makers and local practitioners from all over the UK and Ireland. It aimed to spread best practice on how cities and local authorities respond to ageing and to help build the Age Friendly Cities Network.

Discussions approaches to making local areas age friendly, the built environment, culture and economic development.

All of the papers from the conference, programme, speaker biographies and other information can be found here.

Age UK London has just launched a report outlining recommendations for getting more of the 2.1 million older people in London online.

View the report on the Age UK London website here. 

78% of Londoners aged over 75 are not online and a total of 661,000 people over the age of 55 in London have never used the internet; Wealth of the Web: Broadening Horizons Online tackles the issue of how to decrease these figures. Specific recommendations are made for older people themselves, the Age UK London Network, voluntary sector organisations, regional and local government, funders and those in the private sector.

The report was launched at an event organised by Positive Ageing in London attended by some 65 people including representatives from the Cabinet Office, Department for Work and Pensions, GLA, Ofcom, Lloyds Bank, IBM UK and Digital Unite as well as a wide range of academics, older people’s organisations and voluntary bodies.

Organisation Links

June 26th, 2013 | Posted by admin in - (0 Comments)

There are many organisations that work with and for older people throughout the UK and London, and some provide resources and information that you can make use of.

Below is a list of websites for older people’s organisations that you may find useful.

If your organisation would like to be considered for inclusion on this list, please contact the website administrator here.

Age UK London

To visit the Age UK London website, click here.

Local Borough Age UK

To find and visit your local borough Age UK, click here.

Age Action Alliance

To visit the Age Action Alliance website, click here.

Centre for Policy on Ageing

To visit the Centre for Policy on Ageing website, click here.

Opening Doors London

To visit the Opening Doors London website, click here.