This is the third in the Spring/Summer series of MICRA seminars delivered as part of the Ambition for Ageing programme. It will be delivered by Dr Charles Musselwhite.
This seminar will share current ongoing research undertaken at the University of Manchester by Natalie Cotterell and Kingsley Purdam. It will look at how social isolation is measured and how we can better understand its impact on peoples' lives
For organisations who are looking to work in partnership on our Social Eating scaled programme we have uploaded a list of the contact details of organisations that attended the recent Bidder Engagement event.
https://hr.makingspace.co.uk/tlive_web/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=09586210Vn&WVID=93390103Tt&LANG=USAWigan Making Space is looking for two job coaches to work on our new Working Potential project.
GMCVO have been working with VCSE Equalities organisations and colleagues from the GM Health and Social Care Partnership to co-produce a new approach around Equalities. As part of this process a shadow ‘Equalities Board’ has been developed with an action plan and associated budget for 2018-2021.
Our latest report - written by researchers Dr Camilla Lewis and Natalie Cotterell at The University of Manchester – is calling for more research into the experiences of older Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people in Greater Manchester.
he Festival of Ageing is taking place from 2nd July to 15th July 2018. Individual main events in seven towns across the celebration fortnight are now confirmed.
First Manchester is urging all concessionary pass holders to check that their passes are valid and working before 1st April 2018 to ensure they can continue to travel on their local bus services for free.
The Festival of Ageing 2018 will take place across Greater Manchester between the 2nd and 15th July 2018 and will be a celebration of positive and diverse images of ageing.
The report of the GMOPN transport conference held in January 2018 has now been published.
Can your organisation demonstrate a successful track record in developing community projects? Are you interested in helping us launch and evaluate social eating schemes for older people across Greater Manchester?
Ambition for Ageing has today launched a ground breaking programme that seeks to significantly reduce social isolation for older people with learning disabilities.
Ambition for Ageing has published a new briefing titled Asset-Based Approaches and Inequalities, looking at the risks to inequalities asset-based approaches can have.
Contract brief - Ambition for Ageing Technical Support for Research and Evaluation - additional support required. Deadlines for submission of expressions of interest and quotations for work to be received by 12 noon, Wednesday 21 March.
Ageing populations has been named as one of five key themes in the University of Manchester's new recruitment drive for early career researchers.
Your chance to participate in a historic, inspirational and permanent record of women and their achievements
The GMOPN housing manifesto is a recently-produced report that has been created from a blend of experience and workshop discussions involving GMOPN, Ambition for Ageing, MACC and the Manchester based charity, Care and Repair
Older BAME (Black, Asian and Minority ethnic) residents experience social isolation for a variety of reasons. This seminar will discuss findings from recent research as to why this is taking place and how it might be alleviated.
We are recruiting for a Project Manager: Employeer Engagement for our exciting new scaled programme, Working Potential, which will support carers over the age of 50 into employment.
Ambition for Ageing has today issued an invitation to tender for an exciting new action research project called Working Potential.
Action on Hearing Loss is recruiting two community navigators for a new Ambition for Ageing project seeking to reduce social isolation for people living with deafness.
Manchester Cares is seeking an entrepreneurial, creative, versatile and determined fundraiser to leading the vital Community Fundraising programme at this exciting new organisation.
The first of our three Community Navigator contracts, created to help people over 50 with hearing loss feel less isolated, has now been appointed.
Following an open tender exercise, we have recently appointed contractors for our Festival of Ageing and Community Media initiatives. News about successful Community Navigator appointees will follow shortly.
GMCVO has launched a competition to secure providers for the first three Ambition for Ageing Scaled Programmes to be delivered across the eight dis
The Ambition for Ageing Equalities Board is commissioning short research projects to help fill gaps in our knowledge about some of the more margina
Scaled Programmes are a number of projects that have been developed out of four design workshops held in early 2017.
Update 5/7/17: Since we went public on what we’re commissioning for the first round of scaled programmes, several people have approached us with op
It's almost time for Greater Manchester to elect our first ever mayor.
In January 2017, the Ambition for Ageing programme launched a series of events entitled 'Growing Older in My Greater Manchester.' The first event
A group of older people across Greater Manchester have drafted up key messages to present to Mayoral Candidates.
The Greater Manchester Ageing Conference 2017, organised by the Greater Manchester (GM) Ageing Hub, saw the first ever ageing conference held on a
University of Manchester Geographer Dr Sarah Lindley is leading a new research looking at the impact of green public spaces on the health and wellb
Accessible via mobile phone or tablet, it is one of the innovations developed and tested by new research that set out to produce practical, low-cos
Ambition for Ageing launches the design process for their £2.5million 'Scaled Programmes' with an exciting engagement event on 24th January 2017.
As we live longer, many of us will need support in our old age.
We will be launching a £3 million programme of work to make Greater Manchester’s neighbourhoods more age-friendly and need your help!
Charities are being invited to put in bids to three new grant funds worth a total of £4m designed to boost volunteering among the over-50s.
The Communities and Local Government Committee has launched an inquiry into the financial sustainability of local authority adult social care and t
We shouldn’t fear a lonely old age because loneliness is far from inevitable, according to a study funded by the ESRC.
The Centre for Ageing Better has joined GMCVO as a member of the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub.