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The street was our kingdom, our safety net

As we approach Ageing Together Week 2019, Nina, one of our Age of Experience members with extensive involvement in the Ageing Better in Birmingham programme, shares her experience of growing up in Birmingham. Read her story below.  "Growing up in the 1960s and 70s was great. I would play w...
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New project: Connect Sparkbrook

Not long ago, a new project called Connect Sparkbrook, launched in Sparkbrook. It’s part of the Ageing Better in Birmingham programme and will be delivered by The Muath Trust. With a focus on Sparkbrook as an area, it aims to improve connectivity and reduce isolation for people over 50. The project ...
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Proud Baggies launch the 1968 Club - A campaign to help reduce loneliness amongst the older LGBT+ population

Proud Baggies, West Bromwich Albion’s official Supporter Group for LGBT+ fans has launched a campaign in support of reducing social isolation amongst LGBT+ elders.In association with Ageing Better Birmingham and with support from Birmingham LGBT’s Ageing with Pride programme, The ‘1968 Club’ will of...
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Get involved with Ageing Together Week 2019!

 Ageing Together Week takes place across Birmingham from Monday, January 21 to Sunday, January 27, 2019 to raise awareness of isolation and spread the message that people do not need to be alone. Citizens, community groups and organisations are encouraged to get involved. By 2020, in Birmi...
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Birmingham Wellbeing Portal Making a Big Difference


Wellbeing Portal launched to support Birmingham citizens Birmingham residents who are looking for local activities, support and services that encourage wellbeing and an active and healthy lifestyle can now search a new online directory called Route2Wellbeing that describes over 1,500 local, com...
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