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Wythenshawe Good Neighbours Telephone Befriending Scheme

25 Mar 2020 - 14:15 by michelle.foster

Wythenshawe Good NeighboursAre you living alone or in self isolation? Are you aged over 65? During this time of uncertainty would you like a daily telephone call? Wythenshawe Good Neighbours can match you to a telephone befriender.

For company, reassurance and to be signposted to other relevant agencies and support.

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Ongoing support available for older people

25 Mar 2020 - 14:12 by michelle.foster

Whalley Range
For help and support in Whalley Range, or if you know of an older or vulnerable person
who might need some help, please contact your local councillors:
Mary Watson, tel: 0161 860 5523
Angeliki Stogia, tel: 07901 528 750
Aftab Razaq, tel: 07799 560 244

Barlow Moor Community Association
Tel: 0161 446 4805 or 07985 740 669
Barlow Moor Community Association have put a comprehensive package of remote support in place which will develop over time, initially they can offer:

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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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