Community Coping-at-Christmas---Abbeyfield-Dec-2013

Published on December 13th, 2013 | by admin


Support for the elderly at Christmas

Coping at Christmas

Abbeyfield’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for older people and make their lives easier and more fulfilling.

The Wisdom Project

Ridley Scott Associates are making a documentary film project celebrating the rich and varied lives of ordinary members of the Great British public aged over sixty-five.

Britain’s population is aging and yet the elder members of our communities are often the least represented in the media. This project would like to help to redress that balance by putting the wit, wisdom and wiles of those aged over sixty-five centre-stage in this exciting film. We are looking to find a range of elderly citizens, from every conceivable walk of life, to take part in the filming of the first stage of this project, commencing this Christmas 2013.

If you are aged over sixty-five and are interested in the opportunity to share a snapshot of your Christmas on camera, or have a friend or family member who is, we’d love to hear from you.

Contributions may be self-filmed, in the form of home movies, or filmed by our team. If this sounds of interest please contact me at the below address and I can tell you more details about this inspiring project and if you know anyone else who might like to join us, please forward this message on.

Sharon Tynan
Development & Engagement
Age UK London  1st Floor, 21 St Georges Road  London SE1 6ES
Direct Line: 0207 820 6776
Twitter: @ageuklondon

Workshops for small groups and orgnisations working with and for older Londoners

Age UK London will be running a training session / workshop with the help of staff from CITRIX SYSTEMS on Thursday 19th December from 11am  – 1pm

This workshop is aimed at small groups and organisations working with and for older Londoners.
The session aims to help small groups and organisations working with and for older Londoners to find lots of free online resources on the internet and is a great opportunity for  small groups, forums and older peoples organisations across London  to discover how to save money, cut costs and work smarter by using the many free resources that are available online.

This workshop will help you to identify lots of websites and information that is available and there will be 1:1 support from the CITRIX SYSTEMS staff so that all those attending will be able to have a go and see what is out there online.


In order to register your name and organisation please follow this link.

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