Tag Archives: Housing and Care Options

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 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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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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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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Workshops and talks round-up

Since the start of April 2015 Silverlinks has reached 2,564 older people through our Pass it On and Thinking Ahead workshops and information sessions.    These are workshops, talks and talks delivered by our volunteers. Our “cascade” model means that all … Continue reading

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Latest “Thinking Ahead ” workshop feedback

Here’s some feedback from Judy and Lois at West of England Care & Repair, about their latest Thinking Ahead workshop.  The workshop aims to get people thinking ahead about their housing and how their needs might change in future – how they … Continue reading

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Silverlinks story features in Yorkshire Post

A great article featured in the Yorkshire Post about Silverlinks today, featuring one of our fantastic volunteers, Ken, and Iris, who he has been supporting. You can read the article by clicking here .

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