Bring your community together & help those over 50 to overcome isolation

How can we lend a hand to isolated older people in Birmingham?

How can we lend a hand to isolated older people in Birmingham?
Well we can start by looking at what we can do together! That is exactly what citizens of Birmingham have done. By starting voluntary groups (referred to as Ageing Better Networks) and organising activities for isolated older adults, a movement is underway which we hope will continue to grow and spread across the city! Citizens of all ages, men and women from all backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to get together and utilise existing community assets such as local centres, cafés, and businesses, places of worship, existing local knowledge and leaders in the community. Ageing Better Networks are intergenerational and self-organising groups made up of community volunteers. It could be that you want to organise a street party, a weekly lunch club, a trip somewhere, a workshop, an exercise class – anything older people want or need! So far, the Ageing Better Fund has agreed to cover cost for the following ac......
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