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The latest updates from Leeds Older People's Forum

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December 31, 2022

Update: January 2023

Here is a brief selection of our recent work, and what we expect to be doing next month. In December, among other activities, we have… In January…
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December 15, 2022

Time to Learn (one last time)

The Time to Shine programme came to an end in March 2022, and I have had one final year to continue to share our learning. The LOPF…
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December 13, 2022

Christmas creativity

One of the ways we will celebrate Christmas this year in my family is by going to a carol concert. We’re fully intending to drag the children…
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December 1, 2022

An Advent gift of learning

I’d like to share an early Christmas present with all of you. I’ve been working at a themed index to the Time to Shine learning for some…
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September 20, 2022

Our dancing days need not be over

Would you like to know how to lift the mood, in moments of dance, of even the oldest and frailest people? Yorkshire Dance can tell you how…
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September 14, 2022

Reconnecting people to their communities

Health for All Connections supported younger older people with a series of groups and courses. They covered a range of topics, from woodwork and photography, to mindfulness…
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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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April 20, 2022

Carers Connections: time poor… knowledge and experience rich

With over 74,000 unpaid carers in Leeds, Carers Leeds already offered support to unpaid carers of all ages in a variety of ways. Their Time to Shine…
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March 31, 2022

Update: April 2022

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