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11 Sep 2018
The MICRA Annual Lecture 2018 Highlights

Title: Loneliness in later life: social problem, public health problem or moral problem?


05 Sep 2018
AFA SEMINAR: Imagine a Greater Manchester where older people can make their own media on their own terms

The first of our Autumn/Winter 2018 seminar series, delivered as part of the Ambition for Ageing programme.

29 Aug 2018
Community Media new scaled programme launch: GM through the eyes of older people

We are looking to build a partnership that brings organisations with different specialisms together to create and deliver a compelling multi-platform 12-month media campaign.

29 Aug 2018
Community Media new scaled programme launch: Subculture

Our Subculture programme seeks to fund the creation and development of media projects themed around older people’s specific hobbies, activities and/or experiences.


28 Aug 2018
Registration is now open for Silver Sunday 2018!

This year Silver Sunday falls on Sunday 7 October - lots of activities are being planned, read more about how to get involved.

06 Aug 2018
Call for Evidence: experiences in resilience of older people who have been refugees or asylum seekers

 Ambition for Ageing is working with Greater Manchester’s Chief Resilience Officer and colleagues as part of the 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) to feed into the Greater Manchester Resilience Strategy

02 Aug 2018
We're hiring - Social Eating project officer wanted

Our delivery partner is currently recruiting a project officer to lead on this programme which will be focus on Bury communities, with head office support from Oldham.

30 Jul 2018
Older People's Housing Champions Group launches Ideas for Action guide

The Older People’s Housing Champions Group, working with Care & Repair England and other UK organisations, has published a series of Ideas for Action guides.

23 Jul 2018
Festival of Ageing attracts over 8000 across GM

Greater Manchester, the UK’s first age-friendly region, staged its first Festival of Ageing from 2 July to - 15 July. Over 8000 people attended over 350 events across Greater Manchester.

18 Jul 2018
Social Eating bid winner announced

We are delighted to announce that we have awarded the Social Eating contract to Talk Listen Change  who will be working with seven partner organisations on the project.