In October 2015 Ageing Better in Camden commissioned thirteen pharmacies in the borough to identify older people who were lonely or isolated and refer them to Community Connectors. We want to share what we learnt with other organisations looking to do similar work.
At the Mary Ward Centre we have a 32-student strong digital photography class for older Camden residents in partnership with North London Cares. The digital photography class wanted to leave the classroom and go out into the streets to learn about street photography. So we did. This is how it went and what we learnt.
Gordon Deuchars from Age UK London blogs about our joint event where we invited older people and stakeholders from Camden and across London to discuss what makes a city age friendly, and to focus in on one particular topic: streets and pavements.
Our partners the Third Age Project have a local campaigning group working on issues that arise from the development of High Speed 2 railway (HS2). Find out how to get involved.
Each week North London Cares hosts a free intergenerational social club at Kentish Town Community Centre. From movie matinees to crafty collaborations, this summer the group have perfected their public speaking, demonstrated their skills on the dance floor and mastered martial arts. Find out how to get involved.
Our partners, Abbey Community Centre, are delighted to share the news that their befriending scheme for over 60s, Kilburn Good Neighbours, has won the 2018 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service! It's the highest award given to volunteer groups across the UK to recognise exceptional service in the community.