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23 Mar 2017
Growing Older in my GM - Initial findings for investment

In January 2017, the Ambition for Ageing programme launched a series of events entitled 'Growing Older in My Greater Manchester.'  The first event was a large scale workshop aimed at residents of Greater Manchester (G

20 Feb 2017
Ambition for Ageing release first report on design of £2.5 million investment

In January 2017, the Ambition for Ageing programme launched a series of events entitled 'Growing Older in My Greater Manchester.'  The first event was a large scale workshop aimed at residents of Greater Manchester (G

20 Feb 2017
GM Older People's Network delivers message to mayoral candidates

A group of older people across Greater Manchester have drafted up key messages to present to Mayoral Candidates.

20 Feb 2017
Landmark Greater Manchester ageing conference - LGBT housing initiative & new GM reports

The Greater Manchester Ageing Conference 2017, organised by the Greater Manchester (GM) Ageing Hub, saw the first ever ageing conference held on a city-region level within Greater Manchester.

06 Jan 2017
New environmental research to look at impact of green spaces on ageing populations

University of Manchester Geographer Dr Sarah Lindley is leading a new research looking at the impact of green public spaces on the health and wellbeing of an ageing population.

 

09 Jan 2017
New walking app could make later life healthier and happier

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-cost mobility aids encouraging older people to get out and about and to s

19 Feb 2017
Developing a strategy for age-friendly Greater Manchester

Professor Chris Phillipson has published a report outlining a strategy to help Greater Manchester become the first ‘age-friendly region’ in the United Kingdom.

 

19 Feb 2017
Fulfilling work: what do older workers value about work and why?

What makes for fulfilling work in later life?

 

18 Feb 2017
How long will I love you? Sex and intimacy in later life

What factors affect our experiences of our intimate relationships as we grow older? This report by Dr.

01 Feb 2017
The future of Ageing in Greater Manchester

This report from GMCA & New Economy makes the case for changing the way we think about ageing

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