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Brummies in lockdown

Two of our Experts of Experience, members of our Age of Experience group, are sharing their experiences of living in lockdown. Jeraldene:  Jeraldene: "I am aching a lot because I'm sitting so much but apart from that I am doing well."The social distancing measures are not affecting me beca...
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Time in isolation well spent!

Susan, one of our Age of Experience members, shares her thoughts about being in lock-down so far. I have been keeping busy and a daily routine has evolved which includes working on the house and in the garden. I am in the middle of renovating my house and during this lock-down I have ...
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A community in lockdown –local theatre move rehearsals online

How Birmingham based InteGreat Theatre are maintaining togetherness in these challenging timesLoneliness and isolation are increasingly challenging for people while our country is in lock-down. Is there a solution? Well, there is one word that we often use when referring to a group of peop...
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Story sharing request - calling older carers

For millions of older people in the UK the current health crisis, caused by the Covid-19 virus, is creating feelings of anxiety, uncertainty and isolation. Keeping safe and well means staying indoors and minimising contact with neighbours, carers and loved ones.But avoiding close contact with other ...
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Birmingham Community Coming together to help vulnerable people during the Corona virus pandemic

Over the last month we have seen a lot of changes to the way we live, work and move around our community. It is a challenging time and we don't yet know how long we will be in this situation for. One thing we are sure about, however, is that local residents, neighbours of all ages and all ...
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