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Nominate your Ageing Better activity for an Ageing Better Award!

Thank you to those of you who have started something amazing for older people by setting up a new activity through the Ageing Better in Birmingham.  So far, over 100 volunteers have taken the lead and started something amazing within their communities to help older people lead more fulfilling l...
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Ageing Better Local Action Plans: Draft Project Plan update

Four Local Action Plans (LAP) are being developed as part of the Ageing Better in Birmingham programme for our identified priority areas (Sparkbrook; Tyburn; Older Carers; and the Older LGBT community.)  The function of these LAPs is to: Build on local consultation. Address the underlying cause...
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Update: Community Consultation to develop a Local Action Plan for Sparkbrook

Ageing Better in Birmingham is currently looking at the underlying causes of isolation within our 4 priority communities (LGBT, Carers, Sparkbrook and Tyburn) ; to reduce isolation now and to prevent others becoming isolated in the future. To undertake this work, the programme is creating a Local Ac...
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Update: Community Consultation to develop a Local Action Plan for Older Carers

Ageing Better in Birmingham is currently looking at the underlying causes of isolation within our 4 priority communities (LGBT, Carers, Sparkbrook and Tyburn) ; to reduce isolation now and to prevent others becoming isolated in the future. To undertake this work, the programme is creating a Local Ac...
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Update: Community Consultation to develop a Local Action Plan for the LGBT Community

Ageing Better in Birmingham is currently looking at the underlying causes of isolation within our 4 priority communities (LGBT, Carers, Sparkbrook and Tyburn) ; to reduce isolation now and to prevent others becoming isolated in the future. To undertake this work, the programme is creating a Local Ac...
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October - Funded Activities

Every month, our Ageing Better Fun Panel has a difficult decision to make when they get together to decide what activities the fund will help paying for. These meetings usually involve discussions about how the activity will reach isolated people; how it will reduce isolation in people over 50, lead...
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Update: Community Consultation to develop a Local Action Plan for the Tyburn Community

Ageing Better in Birmingham is currently looking at the underlying causes of isolation within our 4 priority communities (LGBT, Carers, Sparkbrook and Tyburn) ; to reduce isolation now and to prevent others becoming isolated in the future. To undertake this work, the programme is creating a Local Ac...
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Annual Learning & Sharing Conference 2016

We would like to invite you to Ageing Better in Birmingham’s first Annual Learning & Sharing Conference, on Wednesday 28th September, 1pm – 3.30pm at BVSC, 138 Digbeth, B5 6DR. This is our first annual lessons learnt and networking conference for practitioners, providers and service agencies. We...
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Ageing Better in Birmingham - LGBT Survey

Ageing Better is an exciting new initiative which aims to help older people become more involved in their local communities, have a voice in service provision and set up their own networks and activities, to reduce their social isolation. This is a survey to gather views and experiences from members...
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Volunteer Needed for Administrative Support

Ageing Better in Birmingham is looking for an Administrative Volunteer, please click here to view details on this opportunity and details on how to apply.
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August and the Ageing Better Fund

The British autumn is fast approaching with the weather in Birmingham delivering showers, cloudy skies and chilly winds. The shops have started selling winter coats and thick jumpers and your neighbours are putting their BBQs in the shed until next year. As we are going towards darker days, man...
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5 reasons to start an Ageing Better Network

There are many great opportunities to get involved with Ageing Better in Birmingham. One of them is to start an Ageing Better Network. Here are 5 reasons to start one today!   1. You will be part of a grassroots movement in Birmingham Ageing Better Networks are made up of community volunteers o...
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Welcome to Ageing Better in Birmingham!

Welcome to our newly launched Ageing Better in Birmingham website! Here you will find all the latest programme news, information and up-and-coming events. If you’re new to the programme, why not check out our  About  to read up on the aims, the people involved and the team behind it. We ha...
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