Category Archives: Nottinghamshire

Integration in Action: new report from Silverlinks Nottinghamshire

A new report published by Care & Repair England highlights the impact of housing and health, with focus on how the Silverlinks programme in Nottinghamshire (delivered by Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire) is helping older people being discharged from hospital. The … Continue reading

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Silverlinks Nottingham: Homelessness can affect anyone

Here is a blog from our Silverlinks project in Nottingham. Little did Mary Clark, Nottingham Silverlinks co-ordinator at Age UK Notts., know what a journey she would be embarking on with client Cyril when she first met him at her … Continue reading

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Meet the Volunteers! Silverlinks Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

Here’s a blog from Mary, the Silverlinks Coordinator at Age UK Notts. Hello again. I want you to meet some of our Silverlinks team volunteers; Sadie, Judith, Gill, and Jennifer. Each has a different experience of downsizing and together they … Continue reading

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Introducing our new Silverlinks Co-ordinator for Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

Hi Everyone, I’m Mary Cann, the new Silverlinks co-ordinator for Age UK in Nottingham. I’m 58, a mother and was originally a trained nurse before making a career change 10 years ago. It was then that I began to work … Continue reading

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More Silverlinks stories from Nottingham

Dianne tells us another story about how Silverlinks peer support is helping older people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire: “This lady attended a coffee morning that one of the Silverlinks volunteers also attends.  This lady was saying she was wondering whether … Continue reading

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Silverlinks Success Stories – Nottingham

Here’s the first of two stories from Dianne, the Silverlinks Coordinator in Nottingham & Nottinghamshire, about how the project has helped one older lady: “This lady had been struggling for many years with arthritis and at 68 was facing hip, knees and … Continue reading

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Silverlinks at Age UK Notts update

This month we have launched a new way for older people in the community to obtain advice by setting up an information stand once a month at  Riverside health point in Bulwell, so people can come along to The  Silverlinks … Continue reading

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Silverlinks supporting older people leaving hospital

Last week I accompanied Silverlinks Coordinator Dianne from Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, and Silverlinks volunteer Colin, to do their “rounds” at Lingsbar hospital in Nottingham, in what turned out to be a very interesting visit and insight into how … Continue reading

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Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Silverlinks Update

Here’s a blog from Dianne Marshall, who delivers Silverlinks in Nottingham & Nottinghamshire, giving us an update about what’s been going on My name is Dianne Marshall , Silverlinks Coordinator,  that’s me  at my desk. Our project started back at … Continue reading

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