There are over four million poor-quality homes in the UK, over half of which are lived in by older people. We need to see immediate and long-term action from government to address our poor housing crisis.
Pat's voice - COVID-19 and the digital divide
“We talk about anything and nothing – it’s a lifeline for someone like me… If I can’t find out about something – she looks things up for me on the computer.”
Age UK – COVID-19 and the digital divide
“Being adaptable and flexible enough to deliver our support remotely during the pandemic has meant that we’ve continued to help older people at a time when they need us the most.”
‘Couch to Out and About’: age-friendly walking in Greater Manchester
Tameside Council in Greater Manchester is encouraging older residents to be more physically active and socialise through walking.
Northfield Community Partnership – COVID-19 and the digital divide
This is the story of how Northfield Community Partnership (NCP) provided digital support to over 50s during the pandemic.
In this webinar we discussed the Good Home Inquiry’s findings and recommendations, the policy priorities of the public and the next steps needed to improve our homes and improve the lives of millions of people.
This webinar explored the motivators and barriers to physical activity for people in their 50s and 60s, and what might work to help people in this age group feel the benefits and get active. With special guest, Derrick Evans MBE: Mr Motivator.
The Good Home Inquiry was established to look at the poor quality of our homes, to consider the consequences, and to explore what needs to be done to put things right. It was crucial that real people were at the centre.