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Co-production in ageing research: current practices and new ways forward

6 October, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:15

Co-production of ageing research does not solely relate to engaging with older people as co-researchers. Transdisciplinary co-production can be used to co-produce knowledge through the combination of perspectives from a variety of stakeholders, including policy-makers, community members, and academics. By identifying and bringing together a range of stakeholders in any given research project, co-production methods can be utilised to better understand the changing needs of age-friendly cities.

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Co-production in ageing research: current practices and new ways forward - An Ambition for Ageing seminar

6 October, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:15

Co-production of ageing research does not solely relate to engaging with older people as co-researchers. Transdisciplinary co-production can be used to co-produce knowledge through the combination of perspectives from a variety of stakeholders, including policy-makers, community members, and academics. By identifying and bringing together a range of stakeholders in any given research project, co-production methods can be utilised to better understand the changing needs of age-friendly cities.

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Round 2 of Supporting Ageing in Place is now open

23 Jun 2021 - 14:37 by michelle.foster

ambtion for ageingDo you have an idea for a community project for older people?

We are looking to fund groups and organisations working with communities to deliver projects in specific neighbourhoods across Greater Manchester. You might want to buy more equipment, improve your venue, run an activity or hold an event for older people.

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Pandemic Pressures: How Greater Manchester equalities organisations have responded to the needs of older people during the Covid-19 crisis

13 May 2021 - 15:19 by michelle.foster

ambition for ageingPandemic Pressures summarises Ambition for Ageing’s research into how Greater Manchester equalities organisations have responded to the needs of older people during the Covid-19 crisis. The report and supporting briefing highlight a number of recommendations for service commissioners, funders and contractors to contribute to future emergency planning and responses:

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Manchester Cares – Phone a friend referrals are open

15 Apr 2021 - 15:44 by michelle.foster

manchester cares logoAfter a temporary break, Manchester Cares Phone-A-Friend programme is now back open for referrals. Manchester Cares would love to meet anyone over 65 who you work with who you think may benefit from a little extra company.

Phone A Friend is for those living in the City of Manchester who might be isolated, not able to get out as much anymore and benefit from a meeting a new friend over the phone.

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Thyme for Growing: it makes sense – Gentle volunteer gardening for the over 50's

9 Apr 2021 - 09:23 by michelle.foster

gardening imageRyder Brow Community Allotment Society is offering a gentle gardening volunteering workshop for the over 50's. Beneficiaries will be guided in designing and creating a sensory garden, no previous experience is required. It is hoped that the attendees will be motivated for weekly visits to maintain the garden.

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