Tag Archives: pre-retirement

Pass it On workshop – Brighton

Today we hear from Nicola Benge, who delivered a Silverlinks Pass it On workshop for the Memories Past group in Brighton earlier this week.  “As a reminiscence and third age group facilitator through the Brighton based heritage organisation Strike a … Continue reading

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2013 Project Round Up

It’s that time of year when we like to look back on what’s happened and celebrate what’s been achieved in the last year. Our busy volunteers have so far given help, advice and support about housing to an impressive 800 … Continue reading

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Housing Options in Later Life – Focus on Silverlinks training sessions

In the past few blogs we’ve mentioned some of our training sessions – later life housing and care options, and housing options in retirement.  Both of these different types of training really help older people to start planning for their … Continue reading

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Silverlinks activity update

Manchester Earlier this month, Silverlinks in Manchester ran another “Housing and Care Options in Later Life”  training session – this time to The Phoenix Club, a well established community group that has been going for 15 years at St Andrews … Continue reading

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Silverlinks – one year old!

The Silverlinks pilot project has been running for a year, and we’re now approaching the final 6 months of our project.   So what better time to reflect on what we’ve learned and achieved in the past 12 months, and what … Continue reading

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Planning for the future – housing and retirement

Silverlinks  Pre-retirement Training  Approaching retirement is exciting but can also be quite daunting – those coming up to retirement face a number of changes to their lifestyle.   We want to equip people facing this transition with the information they … Continue reading

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Silverlinks – what’s happening?

What is the Silverlinks project? Silverlinks  is looking at ways to support older people when they’re facing tough decisions about their housing and care for future life.  The project will run in three Care and Repair organisations: Leeds, Bristol and … Continue reading

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