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27 September 2017

The role of local authorities and creative ageing

David Cutler
David Cutler introduces a new report on the contribution local authorities can make to ensuring that older people can age as creatively as they deserve.
Arts
20 September 2017

Beyond hunger and the food bank: a new right to food

Kath Dalmeny & Koldo Casla
Hunger is not a thing of the past in the UK. Members of a new alliance explain what a right to food would mean for consumers and producers, and why now is the time to take it seriously.
Strengthening Civil Society
20 September 2017

The socio-economic duty: a human rights remedy against austerity and inequality

Koldo Casla, Just Fair
Why Just Fair is leading the #1forEquality campaign urging the UK government to adopt the socio-economic duty.
Strengthening Civil Society
11 September 2017

Postcard from Germany: a portrait of creative ageing in the Rhineland

Harriet Lowe
Another step in a journey to explore how other countries approach the opportunities of creative ageing.
Arts
8 August 2017

Postcard from the Netherlands – some Dutch Old Masters – and Mistresses!

David Cutler
David Cutler highlights some of innovative creative ageing projects happening in the Netherlands following a recent research trip.
Arts
2 August 2017

The elixir of life: older people’s dance

David Cutler
Older people are dancing more than ever before - for performance, pleasure and health. David Cutler celebrates some of the initiatives happening around the UK.
Arts
17 July 2017

From Japan to Wales: how a Travelling Fellowship influenced Re-live’s theatre for people with dementia

Karin Diamond, Re-live theatre
Karin used her Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT) fellowship to spend time with Dr Yukimi Uchide, a world leader in creative approaches to dementia care.
Arts
11 July 2017

The time is right, the time is now: human rights and housing

Dessie Donnelly
Participation and the Practice of Rights (PPR) and its partners are supporting social housing tenants in Scotland and Ireland to use human rights approaches to address their housing problems.
Strengthening Civil Society
10 July 2017

My engagement with dance: words cast spells…

Alison Williams
Alison is an academic and dancer with Parkinson's. She describes the benefits dancing brings to her life.
Arts
3 July 2017

Play and potential: not too old to join the circus

Vicki Amedume, Upswing
Upswing uses the playfulness and wonder of circus to bring people together and enable people to discover new potential in themselves and in others. Its Director talks about Upswing's work with older people.
Arts