older people

Last night, ITV Tonight broadcast a report into the lives of people living with dementia. There are now about 800,000 people in the UK with the condition, and presenter Fiona Foster met experts and carers who help those with the illness cope. It’s now estimated that one in three people will develop dementia in the […]

May is Creative Support’s Older Persons’ Month. An events fund is available to relevant services. Please complete this application form and return it by email to natasha.parmar@creativesupport.co.uk. Below is a list of useful resources  which will be updated throughout Older Persons’ Month: Information on Creative Support’s Older Persons’ Services Older Persons’ Month – Useful Links […]

Comment by Service Director Gary Sheehan: Manchester as an Age-Friendly City For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk

Digital Unite’s Spring Online campaign takes place this week. This annual event is dedicated to encouraging more people to join the online world. Spring Online began life as Silver Surfers’ Day back in 2002. The aim was to introduce older people to the world of technology by encouraging libraries, community centres, schools and sheltered housing […]

Unless you have been living under a rock recently you will have heard, at least in passing, about Ricky Gervais’ new Channel 4 television show, Derek. Derek is a mockumentary which follows the daily affairs of a care home. We are introduced to the older men and women who reside in the care home, the […]

Dignity Action Day falls on 1st February 2013 and provides an opportunity for health and social care workers, and the general public, to uphold people’s rights to dignity and give people who use care services a special occasion to celebrate. Treating people with dignity means showing them respect, giving them the opportunity to make choices […]

On Friday 21st September, our Leeds Older Person’s Service enjoyed a day trip to the historic City of York. The group spent the day sightseeing, including a visit to York Minster (pictured), and stopped for a cup of tea and a bite to eat at a café. The wet and windy weather didn’t dampen spirits. Everyone who […]

It doesn’t matter what age you are, it is always important to stay fit and healthy. Our bodies find it easier to avoid injury if we keep them in a good condition. Take a look at 5 ways for older people to maintain their agility: 1.  Choose activities that you will enjoy, as this makes it easer […]