Lancashire Care Group complete LGBT Awareness Training for Older People

Lancashire Care organisation, Stocks Hall Nursing & Care Group have recently embraced and completed Older & Out – LGBT Awareness Training. The training given by Age Concern Central Lancashire, seeks to increase awareness and give greater understanding of (especially older) lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Age UK say “There’s a real diversity of people within the … Read more

Knowsley’s Children & Young People’s Plan for 2017-2020 launched today

The Knowsley Partnership has today launched its Children and Young People’s Plan for 2017-2020. The plan has been developed for children and young people, in consultation with children and young people, providing them with an exciting opportunity to have their say and help to shape future services in Knowsley. The plan highlights some of the … Read more

Hop to it for pots of cash

Funding available to help Happy Older People in Liverpool City Region Local organisations across Liverpool City Region are being encouraged to apply for a new wave of funding to help older people feel less isolated through the enjoyment of arts and culture, meeting new people and learning new skills. National Museums Liverpool created Happy Older … Read more

Nearly three million older people struggling financially despite £Billions going unclaimed

Nearly three million over-65s – that’s one in four – are struggling financially, according to new research for Age UK, despite an estimated £3.5 billion in Pension Credit and Housing Benefit alone going unclaimed each year. With the latest government figures showing that pensioner poverty is on the rise – with 1.9 million pensioners now … Read more