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30 Sep 2016
Three new funds to boost volunteering among the over-50s

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.

30 Sep 2016
Catalyst Grants for Social Movement launched


Grant opportunities for inspiring action which specifically looks at ideas that are about tackling loneliness and social isolation amongst all age groups of populations.


26 Aug 2016
New research project suggests ‘Good memories not key to older people's happiness’


New research into the relationship between memory, identity and wellbeing in older people could lead to better support for people with dementia.


02 Aug 2016
Clore Social Leadership Fellowship Programme 2017


02 Aug 2016
Adult social care inquiry launched

The Communities and Local Government Committee has launched an inquiry into the financial sustainability of local authority adult social care and the quality of care provided.


02 Aug 2016
Fears of loneliness in old age are largely unfounded

We shouldn’t fear a lonely old age because loneliness is far from inevitable, according to a study funded by the ESRC.

06 Jul 2016
GMCVO joins the Greater Manchester Ageing hub

The Centre for Ageing Better has joined GMCVO as a member of the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub. 


12 Jul 2016
Local Delivery Leads Appointed


GMCVO is pleased to announce that the final 3 Local Delivery Leads have been appointed to support the delivery of the GMCVO-led Ambition for Ageing programme. They are:


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