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29 May 2019
Employer Engagement Officer job vacancy

GMCVO are seeking an Employer Engagement Officer to work on two GMCVO programmes.

21 May 2019
Ageing Equally? small research projects

We are happy to announce that the following organisations have been selected by our Equalities Board to deliver five smaller research projects,

13 May 2019
BAME Communities: Ageing in Place

Exploring the social infrastructure that enables BAME communities to age in place.

06 May 2019
Let's Talk about Sex & the Over 50s

On Valentine’s Day 2019, Age-Friendly Manchester and Ambition for Ageing along with colleagues from the universities, voluntary organisations and healthcare sector held a consultation event with people over 50, to tal

04 May 2019
Bristol Ageing Better: Age-friendly Business Toolkit

Bristol Ageing Better have launched a toolkit to support businesses.


26 Apr 2019
Social Infrastructure: How shared spaces make communities work

Our new report argues that to reduce social isolation we need a diversity of social infrastructure to ensure chance social encounters with a diversity of people.

26 Apr 2019
Employer Perspectives

A short blog by Nisha Frizzell, employer engagement officer for our Working Potential programme.

26 Apr 2019
Working Potential - focus group with local carers in Wigan

A short update on what our Working Potential providers in Wigan and Bolton have been up to.

26 Apr 2019
Carer Champions in Salford

A short update on what our Working Potential provider in Salford have been up to, and more about their Community Champions model. 

24 Apr 2019
Celebrating the GM Older People’s Network: Where are we now and where are we going? – Event report

The Greater Manchester Older People’s Network (GMOPN) is a group of older people and organisations that support them, working in Greater Manchester to make sure that older people’s voices are heard on issues that matt