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All Older People

Keeping Well This Winter campaign

4 Dec 2020 - 11:35 by michelle.foster

keeping weel at homeA new information campaign to support older people to keep well this winter has launched. The Keeping Well this Winter film and talking tips guide have been developed by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and partners as training resources for frontline staff and volunteers who have direct contact with older residents. The campaign resources include:

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The More Club

20 Nov 2020 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

the more clubThe More Club is for anyone over the age of 50 living in Harpurhey, Charlestown or Higher Blackley who wants to get out more, do more and meet more people.

The More Club is organising activities for the future in your neighbourhood such as indoor bowling, craft sessions, gardening workshops, book clubs, coffee mornings and more.

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Take part in a new research project exploring ethnic minority older people’s experiences of racism and discrimination and life during the Covid-19 pandemic

12 Nov 2020 - 14:13 by michelle.foster

researchAre you from an ethnic minority background? 
Are you aged 65 years or older?   

Then The University of Manchester want to speak to you about your life experiences of racism and discrimination and how these have affected your life. The University also want to hear what life has been like for you during the Covid-19 pandemic and recent Black Lives Matter movement and protests in the UK.  

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Old Frame New Picture Photography Competition

6 Oct 2020 - 13:24 by michelle.foster

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.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

spirit story 2020

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.

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