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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 “Options for Housing & Care in Later Life” event in Hackney

Thursday saw the first of the Silverlinks activities in Hackney, London.  Silverlinks in Hackney and the City of London is being delivered by MRS Independent Living. MRS held an event in a local community centre, part of a housing area called Banister House in Homerton.  The event, “Options for … Continue reading

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Silverlinks update: Rochdale

Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Circle (HMR Circle) began delivering a Silverlinks project in December 2016.  HMR Circle is a membership organisation for older people in the area providing social activities as well as practical support for older people via a … Continue reading

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Silverlinks Cornwall Blog update – September 2016

Cornwall’s Silverlinks project has been working incredibly hard over the past few months to raise more awareness of later life planning and supporting our volunteers to feel confident in their role. We are meeting on a monthly basis to either … Continue reading

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Volunteer stories: Silverlinks in Cornwall

Silverlinks in Cornwall is well under way, being delivered by  Ann Hawkey and Emily Ellis from Cornwall Council’s Home Solutions Team.   Today we hear from Ann who tells us the story of one of their volunteers, Gordon, who has first-hand experience of … Continue reading

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Silverlinks Northumberland Information Event in Prudhoe 

Age UK Northumberland’s Silverlinks Project held an information event in Prudhoe, a small town in the west of the county.  The event provided information stands from agencies as varied local social housing providers, care providers, alarm systems and disability furniture … Continue reading

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Silverlinks launches new Housing, Care & Related Finance “teach yourself” booklet

Silverlinks has developed a new “teach yourself” booklet which is now available to use. “Thinking Ahead: Housing, Care & Related Finance in Later Life” covers different aspects of making decisions about housing & care, to help people reach informed decisions … Continue reading

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Silverlinks volunteers helping to make cooking easier

West of England Care & Repair (WE C&R) held an open day last week around the theme of making cooking easier for older and disabled people.  The event demonstrated how to make quick, delicious and healthy meals, as well as … 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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