Working Late is a four year research project funded by the New Dynamics of Ageing Programme. The project is based at Loughborough University and is led by Professor Cheryl Haslam, Director of the Work and Health Research Centre. The research is addressing practice and policy issues associated with later life working and developing interventions and design solutions to promote health and productivity and improve the quality of working life of older…Continue
Today was Doncaster 50plus Older People's Parliament AGM where we took along the petition for and Older People's Minister where we collected more signatures and also some members brought there petitions with them. At our AGM the Grey Pried for an Older People's Minister was fully endorsed by our 50plus members. We also have a newsletter called Prime Times and the edition that went out we inserted a petition form for…Continue
We created Oldie Composers to support Young songwriters, which supports Barnardo's.
We love the thought of people using their talents to help disadvantaged youngsters in this country.
BUT, the one thing I have learnt over the last year is that the young people who entered the competition, really enjoyed it. The top four who won the trip to London said it was an experience they would never forget.
So I got to thinking, there must be many hundreds if not…Continue
Another MP has thrown their weight behind the campaign this week, proving that simply letting people know what we are trying to achieve really can be all it takes to boost our numbers!
Added by Grey Pride on July 20, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments
We’re over a quarter of the way there Grey Priders!
With the latest count now showing we have over 25,000 signatories backing our call on the government, and 48 MPs signed up to our…Continue
Added by Grey Pride on July 11, 2011 at 16:00 — No Comments
Is this what this countries come too, work all your life, pay your way, then you get old, get ill and need help and its thank you very much but you can sod off now we dont need you now......is this the first of many......read on
"A stroke victim has been told by the highest court in the land that she has no right to expect the State to provide her with a helper so she can live with dignity in her own…Continue
Our Grey Pride campaign continues to go from strength to strength, with Mark Hunter, MP for Cheadle, becoming the latest MP to sign the petition and show his support.
Mr Hunter met campaigners in Gatley, Manchester, to discuss the campaign and sign the petition.
Speaking on his…Continue
Added by Grey Pride on July 7, 2011 at 16:07 — No Comments
A small group of Grey Priders hit the streets of Newcastle city centre recently, armed with clipboards and smiles in order to get as many signatures as possible.
In only 4 1/2 hours they coaxed 853 signatures out of Newcastle's shoppers and workers - even nabbing a few signatures from other charity campaigners!
Added by Grey Pride on July 1, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments