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Leeds Older People’s Forum

Projects & campaigns

We work to bring about change in many areas.

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Enhance programme

Leeds Older People’s Forum, on behalf of the Forum Central Partnership, has launched the Enhance Programme in partnership with Leeds Community Healthcare Trust. About this project Enhance…

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Brighter Days

LOPF has received funding from Independent Age Cost of Living fund to  support older people through the cost of living crisis. Brighter Days will run until December…

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Good Practice Mentor

The Good Practice Mentor (GPM) programme brings together legacy, learning and resources from Ageing Better, a seven year test and learn programme that worked to reduce social…

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Travel Connections

Leeds Older People’s Forum is leading Travel Connections, exploring how to improve transport options for older people. The programme has been awarded a grant through the Department…

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BOSS (Be Online and Stay Safe)

BOSS is part of our commitment to the digital inclusion of older people in Leeds. Leeds Older People’s Forum was a partner on this programme with 100%…

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Driving Change Together

Leeds Older People’s Forum is leading Driving Change Together, alongside the William Merritt Centre which looks at the very sensitive decision of how and when we retire…

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Neighbourhood Networks

Leeds Neighbourhood Networks are community based, locally led organisations that support older people to live independently and participate within their own communities. 

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Friendly Communities

Our Friendly Communities project aims to make Leeds an age and dementia friendly city.

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Trending Elders

Trending elders is LOPF’s quarterly survey of member organisations, through which we gather up-to-date intelligence on the issues affecting older people in Leeds. About this project Trending…

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Older people and self-harm

LOPF received funding from Leeds Community Foundation to develop awareness of self-harm in older people. About this project We delivered workshops to those working with older people.…

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Men’s Health Unlocked

Men’s Health Unlocked connects and supports people working with men in Leeds to develop and deliver services that address men’s health inequalities. About this project Funded by…

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IDOP – International Day of Older People

About this project The city of Leeds promotes and celebrates IDOP each year in October to promote: International Day of Older People 2023 International Day of Older…

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Warm & cosy

Please note these grants are now closed for applications. LOPF received funding from Independent Age Cost of Living fund to support older people (aged 65+) through the cost…

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1001 Stories

Leeds Older People’s Forum is a partner on this project with The Performance Ensemble, Leeds Playhouse, LEEDS 2023, Leeds Museums and Galleries. About this project 1001 Stories…

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Shine Magazine

Shine Magazine is a bi-monthly publication, sharing the many wonderful real-life stories of older people in Leeds.

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Time to Shine

Our flagship programme for tackling loneliness and social isolation in Leeds began in April 2015 and ran until March 2022. Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, 86 third sector partners were involved in delivering a wide-ranging plan filled with exciting campaigns, events and initiatives, made up of 131 projects.

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Age Proud Leeds

Age Proud Leeds campaign ran from 2019 to 2022. It raised awareness of ageism, with a view to changing negative attitudes around ageing and challenging how older people are viewed in society.

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