Social distancing doesn’t have to mean socially distant

By our Ageing Better Network Enabler (community development worker), Maria Hughes. Lockdown, self-isolation, shielding . . . if your job is to facilitate bringing people aged 50 and over together in social groups, to combat social isolation, a global pandemic can severely hamper your efforts. Research has shown that being socially isolated and lonely lead […]

Ageing with Pride: Robert’s Story

I don’t feel my age or my sexuality (gay man) define me, there are aspects of me. However I did recognise that as I retired at 65 yrs, 18 months ago, that life would change. The great thing is I have not missed work and I was aware I needed to take a positive approach […]

Rainbow Rambles – 11am, February 18th – A Smattering of Smethwick

Rainbow Ramble – A Smattering of Smethwick – 11am Saturday 18th February Another fascinating and surprising walk! We gather at Smethwick Rolfe Street rail station and set off promptly at 11am (please be sure to come to the correct Smethwick station as there are two). There is some street car parking for those who need […]