The Bee Friends Afternoon marked its first birthday with a party and a cake at their regular Thursday afternoon session at The Bridge Café in Cross Flatts Park last week (25 July 2019). Whilst the afternoons are aimed at older people with a learning disability, it is open to anyone
‘Let’s Connect’ is an Age Friendly event during Leeds Digital Festival 2019. It is a free drop-in for people aged 50+ to get practical help around using the internet and digital technology. It is being organised by the Friendly Communities team at Leeds Older People’s Forum, and will be held
Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) is looking for volunteers to help them evaluate their National Lottery funded Time to Shine (TTS) programme, and its effects on reducing loneliness and social isolation in older people. Over 55s are being offered the chance to train as peer evaluators, and visit groups all
It’s a long way from Belle Isle Family Centre to the BBC in London, but it’s a journey members of the Lychee Red Chinese seniors group are making on Friday (27 October 2017) to appear on The One Show. Presenter Andy Kershaw has been visiting the group for a couple
Leeds Community Foundation launches new programme to support carers and people living with dementia Leeds Community Foundation (LCF) has launched a series of Small Fund programmes, in partnership with Time to Shine, to help third sector groups develop ways of reducing loneliness and isolation and strengthen communities, benefiting older people.