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 [...]

24 07, 2015

Falls Awareness Week 2015

By | 2015-10-01T10:54:48+00:00 July 24th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

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 [...]

24 10, 0201

Celebrating Age Awards 2015

By | 2016-09-14T12:49:41+00:00 October 24th, 0201|Categories: Events, Uncategorised|0 Comments

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 [...]