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Age+ Project Coordinator at George House Trust

George House Trust currently have a vacancy for a Project Coordinator to lead their exciting new Age+ project for people living with HIV and over the age of 55.

An ever-growing ageing population of people living with HIV means that support services will need to change and adapt to ensure that they remain relevant.

Services provided within the Age+ project will include informal social networking opportunities, skills-based training sessions, new volunteering opportunities and one to one support.

Hours: 
35 hours per week
Salary: 
£24,313 per annum
Location: 
Manchester

Influencing the agenda: what matters for older people in Greater Manchester

20 February, 2020 - 11:00 to 16:00

On 20 February 2020, the Greater Manchester Older People’s Network will hold our big conversation on ageing, offering you the opportunity to engage with the mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham and other leaders and key influencers.

We will celebrate the work that the network has done over the past five years as part of the Ambition for Ageing programme and outline our strategy for building an Age Proud GM.
Speakers at the event include representatives from national ageing and campaigning charities and leaders from across Greater Manchester.

Community Christmas

22 Nov 2019 - 10:38 by michelle.foster

ReengageCommunity Christmas is Re-engage’s Christmas campaign. It aligns with their work throughout the year to help alleviate loneliness in older people through social gatherings.

Continuing the original vision for the project, the plan this year is to:

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Castlefield Gallery announces bOlder, a talent development programme for contemporary visual artists aged 50+

25 Oct 2019 - 11:51 by michelle.foster

bOlderAre you a contemporary visual artist over 50 years of age living in Greater Manchester?
Do you have a track record of recent professional activity as a visual artist?
Do you want an injection of critical and professional support to move your practice on to the next level?

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The Older People's Neighbourhood Support (OPeNS) Fund – Now open for applications

15 Oct 2019 - 12:49 by michelle.foster

The Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) is a key partner in the delivery of Manchester’s Population Health Plan. This is the city’s overarching plan for reducing health inequalities and improving health outcomes for our residents. The Plan has five priorities, including the priority to create an age-friendly city that promotes good health and wellbeing for people in mid and later life.

Funding is available for projects that aim to increase the health and wellbeing of older people in each of the 12 neighbourhoods of Manchester.

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Macc wins Manchester Voluntary Sector Infrastructure Contract

4 Oct 2019 - 14:09 by michelle.foster

MaccAs you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.

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Older Artist Commission - Whitworth Art Gallery

10 Sep 2019 - 15:05 by shanna.lennon

Can you connect art, ageing and place? What does being an older artist in todays society mean to you?


The Whitworth is looking for an older (50+) artist from any discipline to help us to rethink the position of older artists in our society and shape our organizational approach to working with older emerging artists.

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