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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

15 Dec 2016
Ambition for Ageing launches older people led process for £2.5 million investment

Ambition for Ageing launches the design process for their £2.5million 'Scaled Programmes' with an exciting engagement event on 24th January 2017.



05 Dec 2016
What's the cost of care in your area?

As we live longer, many of us will need support in our old age.

07 Oct 2016
Ambition for Ageing - Call for Evidence

We will be launching a £3 million programme of work to make Greater Manchester’s neighbourhoods more age-friendly and need your help!


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.


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