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August 17, 2022

I’ve been thinking about evaluation, and why we do it.

Since sharing a presentation with Time to Shine’s local evaluators at a Campaign to End Loneliness workshop last week and having a look through the first monitoring…
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August 11, 2022

Why we care about images

We often see images in the media, in magazines, or online as reflections of ourselves and of our society. And while ageing certainly isn’t without its challenges,…
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August 9, 2022

The Great Outdoors project – fresh air and friendship

TCV Hollybush recognised that engaging with conservation activity in a group setting provided people with an opportunity to undertake a meaningful activity, and to meet a range…
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August 3, 2022

Don’t Call Me Old: more complex than anticipated

The Don’t Call Me Old project saw Armley Helping Hands take steps to expand the age range of their engaged members. They hoped this would have benefits…
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July 28, 2022

Update: August 2022

Here is a brief selection of our recent work, and what we expect to be doing next month. In July, among other activities, we have… welcomed Jo…
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July 28, 2022

Looking back, looking forward… at our AGM

We recently welcomed 36 people to our Annual General Meeting at the St. George’s Centre.  It was great to look back on the year and celebrate our…
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July 26, 2022

International Day of Older People 2022 – community event grants now open

Community groups and organisations can now apply for grants – of up to £300 – to run an event to celebrate International Day of Older People (IDOP)…
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July 20, 2022

Jo Volpe – a new home at LOPF

It’s day 10 since I joined Leeds Older People’s Forum as Chief Executive. In many ways it feels like I’ve come home – a great bunch of…
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July 14, 2022

Run for home: football and dementia

What challenge could I set myself approaching my 60th birthday to test me both physically and mentally as well as raising awareness about dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease?…
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July 14, 2022

I need to get out more…

Well actually I don’t – at the moment I need to get out less, but you don’t want to know about my overgrown allotment! At work I…
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