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/Anne Osborn

About Anne Osborn

My role as the Ageing Better Communications Officer is to provide marketing and communications support and implementation of the communications strategy to the Isle of Wight Ageing Better Programme 'Age Friendly Island'.

Age Friendly Bus Drivers

By | 2016-11-02T12:02:45+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Age Friendly Communities, Ageing Better, Partners|

Age Friendly Communities is a project run by Age UK IW and Community Action who together are creating environments where the community is set up to help older people live safely, enjoy good health and stay locally involved. They are working with relevant organisations’ on the island to support them to become Age Friendly. […]

Age Friendly Book Launch

By | 2016-10-21T13:19:05+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Categories: Age Friendly Communities, Ageing Better, Events, Intergenerational|

Papa Owl and Rocket the Dog’s Big Flying Adventure is the first of a series of children’s books for 5-7 year olds, which help to promote among other things, creativity, imagination, emotional resilience, relationships and the concept of working across generations. This working across generations makes this book and it’s many uses very Age Friendly.  […]

Celebrating Age Award Winners 2016

By | 2016-10-13T10:40:12+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorised|

On Thursday 7 October 2016 Age Friendly Island hosted the Second Annual Celebrating Age Awards at Lakeside Spa Hotel. This was a great opportunity to celebrate the achievements of older people on the Isle of Wight. There were 8 awards given out in a variety of categories with some very deserving nominees and winners. […]

Celebrating Age Festival 2016 Events

By | 2016-09-16T09:07:36+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Categories: Events|

A week of events and celebration 1-7 October 2016 Age Friendly Island is delighted to coordinate the Celebrating Age Festival with numerous generous partners committed to celebrating older island residents and bringing our communities together. There will be a number of events taking place across the Island at the beginning of October. Request a Celebrating Age Festival brochure [...]

Falls Awareness Week 2015

By | 2015-10-01T10:54:48+00:00 July 24th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorised|

The effect of falling in later life can have a huge impact on a person, often leading to a loss of confidence, injuries or difficulty looking after yourself. There are many practical things that can help prevent falls and improve your safety in the home.  If you are concerned and would like advice or help, come [...]

Celebrating Age Awards 2015

By | 2016-09-14T12:49:41+00:00 October 24th, 0201|Categories: Events, Uncategorised|

Islanders are being invited to recognise the achievements of local older people and celebrate their contribution to Island life, and nominate them for the first ever Celebrating Age Awards, hosted by Age UK Isle of Wight (Age UKIW). If you know an individual, or a group, who have dedicated time and effort to making the Isle of [...]