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26 05, 2017

Ageing Better Programme Delivery Manager

By | 2017-05-26T12:33:01+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Ageing Better Programme Delivery Manager £25,000 pa FTE Initially until 31/03/2018 Ageing Better is a Programme comprising of 12 projects aimed at reducing social isolation of the over 50s on the Isle of Wight. The Ageing Better Programme is part of the National Ageing Better Big Lottery Fund Programme. There is an exciting opportunity to join [...]

10 02, 2017

Ageing Better Programme Contract Officer

By | 2017-03-29T10:23:27+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Categories: Ageing Better|0 Comments

Ageing Better Programme Contract Officer *POSITION FILLED* £25,000 pa FTE Initially until 31/03/2018 A significant and successful start has been made to the Ageing Better Programme so far and there is now an exciting opportunity to continue to deliver the Age Friendly Island programme, part of the national Ageing Better Big Lottery Fund programme, in either [...]

19 01, 2017

Business support for the over 50’s

By | 2017-01-19T10:50:28+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Categories: Ageing Better, Partners|0 Comments

The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Olderpreneurs project supports older people on the Island by providing help and advice on starting a business or becoming self-employed. They offer a free one day business seminar and follow up business mentoring tailored to suit the needs of the individual.  […]

16 12, 2016

Ageing Better Programme Manager Vacancy

By | 2017-02-28T15:04:13+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

*POSITION FILLED* Ageing Better Programme Manager Vacancy c. £30,000 pa FTE.  Contract until 31/3/2020 A significant and successful start has been made to the Ageing Better Programme so far and there is now an exciting opportunity to continue to deliver the Age Friendly Island programme, part of the national Ageing Better Big Lottery Fund programme, in [...]

2 11, 2016

Age Friendly Bus Drivers

By | 2016-11-02T12:02:45+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Age Friendly Communities, Ageing Better, Partners|0 Comments

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. […]

21 10, 2016

Age Friendly Book Launch

By | 2016-10-21T13:19:05+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Categories: Age Friendly Communities, Ageing Better, Events, Intergenerational|0 Comments

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.  […]

12 10, 2016

Celebrating Age Award Winners 2016

By | 2016-10-13T10:40:12+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

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. […]

15 09, 2016

Celebrating Age Festival 2016 Events

By | 2016-09-16T09:07:36+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Categories: Events|0 Comments

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 [...]