Have you seen one too many photos of wrinkly hands or other dehumanising pictures of people over 50 in adverts and news articles? Are you a journalist, academic or activist? Do you work with older people or try to reach them with advertising? Perhaps you are an older person yourself? Then this is for you.
All Older People
We are delighted to invite you to submit your photographs to our competition, celebrating and promoting positive and realistic images of older people in Greater Manchester.
Old Frame New Picture is a competition designed to challenge the negative and stereotyped ways older people are represented as vulnerable or frail, something that has become even more prevalent during the coronavirus pandemic.
Ambition for Ageing’s new report, Ageing in Place for Minority Ethnic communities explores the importance of social infrastructure, such as shops, community centres, and green spaces, for older members of minority ethnic communities.
Castlefield Gallery is calling for applications to bOlder 2020/21, a talent development programme for contemporary visual artists aged 50+, living in Greater Manchester who are currently unemployed or economically inactive.
Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?
Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?
We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.
Concurrent with tighter new rules for Greater Manchester announced last Thursday, Ambition for Ageing have released a new report to help build more effective social connection projects for older people during the new operating environment of COVID-19.
GM GOLD (Growing Older with Learning Disabilities) was an inclusive research project carried out by a team of older people with learning disabilities.
Ambition for Ageing wanted to find out what older people with learning disabilities think about their local area, whether they feel part of their local community and what support or barriers exist to meaningful social contacts, interactions and activities.
The State of the Sector survey is back and we need your help!
A new report from the Centre for Ageing Better looks at the needs of those with caring responsibilities trying to seek employment and how they can be supported back into work. The report is based on learning from Ambition for Ageing project, Working Potential.