On a mission to make Birmingham the first Carer Friendly City

Carers Week runs from 8th to 14th June 2020 and because of the COVID-19 crisis it is a little different from normal because it remains impossible to run events and activities which involve people meeting together in a physical place. Many carers we have spoken to during this time have emphasise...
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Spirits lifted as art group finds ways to socialise virtually

Restrictions won't stop members of Birmingham-based group keeping connections going.  Members of Yardley Ventures Craft Group, a community arts group based in Stechford, East Birmingham, usually meet every Tuesday at Stechford Baptist Church. However, the COVID-19 ...
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Birmingham Carers supported through the pandemic

This Carers Week - The Ageing Better Carers Hub writes about their response to Covid-19, and how they are supporting carers who live in Birmingham.   For many carers this has been a particularly difficult time as they try to maintain their caring support to loved ones. It has been&nbs...
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Brummies in lockdown

People involved with Ageing Better in Birmingham share their experiences of living in lock-down.  Jeraldene:  Jeraldene is one of our Age of Experince group members. She says: "I am aching a lot because I'm sitting so much but apart from that I am doing well." The social distancing me...
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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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