We’ve been speaking to members of our Older People’s Advisory Group about why the group is important for them. Meet Barbara, who tells us why bringing together different generations of ‘older people’ is essential.
Benches are a place to take a break, enjoy a moment of contemplation or have a catch up. Kilburn Older Voices Exchange (KOVE) share their insight on years of community campaigning, working with the council and local residents to get more benches in the places where older residents need them most. This is what they learnt.
Older and younger neighbours got together in Islington last month for a very special evening of musical entertainment. The gang welcomed four time UK beat boxing champion Grace Savage in for a performance of this incredible art form.
John Miles and Ageing Better in Camden are happy to announce the next meeting of the Camden Intergenerational Network.
This week Alt.Cmd launched in the Camden area — a technology project aimed at building a new type of economy supporting the local area. It was co-founded by Camden Town Unlimited, Euston Town, Dark Matter Labs, and Future Cities Catapult. The goal is to develop a new type of local, democratic institution for public good and change within the city. Find out how to get involved.
As the year draws to a close we have been reflecting on all of the amazing acheivements the older people, volunteers, tutors, community centres, city farm, theatre company & teams that make Ageing Better in Camden what it is - a strong partnership drawing on amazing wealth of skills in our community.
The Leader of the Council, Councillor Georgia Gould, will host the first Leader's Question Time on Thursday 13 December, from 6 to 8pm, at Netley Primary School. Find out more here.
The Centre for Ageing Better, in partnership with One Digital, would like to invite you to join a workshop bringing together practitioners delivering informal and embedded digital support to explore best practice. The London workshop is taking place on the 5th of December from 11.15am – 3.30pm in Angel.
Camden Disability Action will be providing a range of training and development opportunities over the coming months and years as part of our ‘It’s Our Camden Too’ programme. They are starting things off with three essential workshops which will help us work together going forward to make Camden a great place for disabled people.