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Tyburn residents increase accessibility for neighbours

"We are looking for solutions that make the environment more inclusive for people over 50 who live here and we do that by working with Tyburn people of all ages."Ridhi Kalaria, Community Engagement Officer, SustransSustrans, a charity that helps create places that are walkable and cycle-friendl...
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Chatting at the bus stop

Have a moan, you're not alone.Waiting on the bus can be an excellent opportunity to chat to others.Diane, our guest blogger and one of our Age of Experience members* is writing about the value of connecting with people when we're out an about. Hello!I've always enjoyed a good chat. Sharing word...
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Christmas at Nan's - A poem

Turkey in the ovenBrussels on the hob - Yeuk!Carols on the tellyRoasties almost cooked.Crackers on the tableKnives and forks for all; Bang! The power's gone againGive the Electric Board a call!Everyone fed and watered:Nan's time for an afternoon nap."Fancy a game of Ludo, dad?""No a walk: now where'...
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Angela's reflections on Ageing Better in Birmingham

"We need to get more services back into our local communities particularly for older people."Angela RichardsAngela Richards, member of our Age of Experience group, shares her thoughts about her involvement in the programme. I do a lot of volunteering with various organisations in Birmingham and the ...
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Cultural perspectives of 'ageing'

Cultural perspectives can have a huge effect on our experience of getting older.Robert Cummins​Robert Cummins, one of our Age of Experience group members, writes about his thoughts about ageing and how it is perceived differently in different cultures. Robert is an avid traveller and a recent trip t...
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