Local Brummies deliver knitted angels

On a grey Wednesday at the beginning of December 2020, members from the Ageing Better team and people involved with the programme met up with a filming crew in Birmingham. We were filming an advert for the National Lottery. As you know, Ageing Better in Birmingham is funded by the National Lottery C...
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Birmingham hairdresser, council worker and museum employee scoop Carer Friendly Business Award

Committed businesses described as "beacons of light amid the bleak COVID landscape" have scooped awards for helping people across Birmingham in an unpaid carers role. The winners of the Carer Friendly Business Awards, created by Forward Carers, were announced during a virtual ceremony on Carers Righ...
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2nd lockdown, a poem

 Nina, a member of the Age of Experience group, has written a poem called "So" which is about the second UK lockdown. So So it's Lockdown again for the second time, If we all help each other, we will be just fine, So get each other's numbers and keep in touch, Make those's extra phone calls, it...
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Diwali in lockdown 2020

Sharda Lavingia, a member of our coproduction cohort the Age of Experience group, writes about how she and her husband joined an online community celebrating Diwali through the UK lockdown in November 2020.  Sharda writes:Diwali is celebrated over 4 days, usually around October a...
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A Pandemic Christmas Carol for 2020

Our own Richard, one of our Age of Experience group members, have written a Christmas Carol for 2020. We'll be reading this to friends over zoom over the holidays, and hope it brings some cheer to you as well.  Download PDF File Here

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