Here is a brief selection of our recent work, and what we expect to be doing next month.
In August, among other activities, we have…
- welcomed new staff: Mark Woodsworth and Tracy Lenihan (Programme Manager and Project Development Officer, Travel Connections), Toni Ruddock (Office Manager), and Angela Wade (Admin Assistant)
- published end of Time to Shine project reports for Don’t Call Me Old, the Great Outdoors and Health For All Connections.
- taken part in assessing applications for International Day of Older People grants
- launched 1001 Stories, with four partners, to put the voices, histories and stories of older people centre-stage, creating new artistic work based on these stories.
- helped to promote the Centre for Ageing Better’s age-positive image library.
- worked with the Age Friendly Steering Group to review Clarion Solicitors’ Lasting Power of Attorney Documents to offer Age Friendly recommendations.
- the Age Friendly Steering Group attended the first Grand Day Out (Travel Connections) with Shine Magazine to Kirkstall Abbey
- delivered five Dementia Friends sessions to White Rose Shopping Centre and Trinity Leeds
- welcomed two new Age Friendly Ambassadors
In September 2022, we expect to…
- plan our November conference, focusing on Enhance
- run two workshops in Leeds Digital Festival
- invite people to join the Good Practice Mentor mailing and spread Time to Shine learning more widely
- manage a short series of workshops on outreach with older people (run by Jo Stapleton, Good Practice Mentor, Camden)
- run Cycle Maintenance training as the first part of the Travel Connections Cycling Project
- deliver Dementia Friends sessions to , Burley Park Medical Centre, Otley Courthouse and an Occupational Therapist team
- host an Age Friendly Ambasador networking event at Leeds City Museum