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Information and Advice for Every Situation

Everybody is different, and as we get older we are as different to each other  as we were when we were younger! Not everybody wants the same things with regard to their homes and care, and everybody’s situation is different. … Continue reading

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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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Eastleigh Older People Pass it On

Vicki Jones, the Silverlinks Training and Information Development Coordinator, visited Eastleigh Southern Parishes Older People’s Forum (ESPOPF) this week to deliver a Pass It On Workshop.  The ESPOPF is based in Eastleigh in Southampton and has a membership of over … 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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December project update – focus on formal and informal information sharing

One of the aims of Silverlinks is to equip older people with knowledge and information that they are able to pass on to other older people in order to support them when facing times of transition, or to help them … 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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Continued learning for our Bristol volunteers

Our Silverlinks volunteers in Bristol attended some training by Dave Masters,   West of England Care and Repair (WECR) Service Manager, about the role of WECR’s handyperson service.  The volunteers gave very positive feedback about this as say they feel more confident now about … Continue reading

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