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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.

09 Jul 2018
Growing Older with Learning Difficulties – winning bid announced

The Growing Older with Learning Disabilities (GOLD) contract has been awarded to Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and their three partners.

02 Jul 2018
Interested in taking part in the GM Mayoral Communities Challenge?

If you are planning on taking part in the Mayoral age-friendly challenge, here is some further information about next steps.

02 Jul 2018
Mayor launches “age-friendly challenge” to coincide with Greater Manchester’s first Festival of Ageing

With Manchester's first Festival of Ageing launching today, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has issued a challenge to find the most age-friendly places and projects across the city region.

26 Jun 2018
Age Friendly Communities in Practice - meeting report, 11 June

On 11 June almost a hundred people came together for a day of constructive interactive collaboration and planning organised by Ambition for Ageing under the theme of 'Age Friendly Communities in Practice.’

15 Jun 2018
Bringing the benefits of animal therapy to local care homes

As part of their 'Ambitious Stories' series, Tameside have produced a short film about their work with local charity, Noah's A.R.T Animal Rescue Therapy.


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