Ageing Equally? larger research projects
We are delighted to announce that the following organisations will be delivering a research project as part of our programme Ageing Equally?.
- Change, Grow, Live Manchester in partnership with Broom/Gekoski will work with older people in recovery from substance misuse in Tameside.
- Europia will work with European expatriates aged 50+ in Tameside, Salford, Oldham and Bolton.
- Halal Incorp will work with older Muslim men in Central Rochdale.
- Henshaws will work with visually impaired people aged 50+ in Manchester.
- Manchester Congolese Organisation (MaCO) will work with the older Francophone African exile community in Manchester City Centre.
- Manchester Deaf Centre will work with ageing deaf sign language users aged 50+ in Bolton, Oldham and Tameside.
- Oldham Coliseum Theatre will work with elderly Pakistani women in Oldham.
- Rethink Rebuild Society will work with elderly Syrian refugees in Salford and Oldham.
- Uni Consulting, Unique Improvements Ltd will work with older Jewish community in Broughton, Salford.
- Wai Yin Society will work with members of Sheung Lok Wellbeing Centre of Wai Yin Society aged 50+.
Each of these organisations has received £8,000 to deliver their research project, each focusing on the question, ‘what makes a good place in which to grow older for people who belong to minority communities?’.
Ageing Equally? aims to generate a deeper understanding of what supports wellbeing and what makes places age-friendly for a cross-section of communities of identity or experience within the population of Greater Manchester, in order to prevent social isolation.