Campaign to help people reconnect with their local community following a year of social restrictions

The Ageing Better in Birmingham programme is launching a campaign to encourage people over 50 to feel confident and safe to take part in activities when it is allowed to do so again. The programme, which has been running in Birmingham for the last six years, aims to reduce social isolation and lonel...
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Creative Gardening with Nina

During the second lockdown I noticed the Creative Gardening Group on Facebook. I love gardening! I get my green fingers from my father who sadly passed 10 years ago on New Year's Day.  So I went though the photos of my flowers from my garden, I ...
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LGBT+ History Month

February has arrived and with it, LGBT+ History month which is an annual celebration that provides education and insight into the issues that the LGBT+ community faces. It's an excellent opportunity to teach young people about the history of the gay rights movement and to promote an inclusive modern...
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Making Birmingham an Age-friendly City

Birmingham City Council has committed to achieving the World Health Organisation's Age-friendly City status for Birmingham. Ageing Better in Birmingham will help the council achieve this during our final year, and our Age of Experience members have already taken an active part in supporting thi...
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Remembering Jeraldene Dew

"It was a very sad day for Ageing Better in Birmingham, and in particular the Age of Experience group, when we learnt of the passing of one of its members. Maria Hughes, the LGBT Hub's Network Enabler, pays tribute to Jeraldene: "Jeraldene was a courageous, forthright and determined woman, who was a...
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