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Welcome to the Elders Council website.  Our special feature this month is:

Our Special Feature: 

Do you ever listen to ‘Older Voices’ – the Elders Council’s radio programme? We broadcast on the first Friday of every month on NE1fm 102.5fm at 2.00 pm.

If you don’t get a chance to listen to the live broadcast, don’t despair! With assistance from a PhD student at Newcastle University, we have made podcasts of some of the programmes which are now available on You Tube:

You Tube                                           channel/UCu29T3kr2VuZ1m2fZ6PACHw

Information about forthcoming programmes is available in the events section of the website.

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Older People Working for Older People...

The Elders Council is a group of people who are interested in having a say about how to make Newcastle a great city in which to grow old. We do this in a variety of ways - peer research, arts projects, focus groups and regular meetings with service providers and policymakers.

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Featured Projects

Living Better for Longer

Do you know the significance of still being able to cut your own toenails? Would you like to find out what you can do to live better for longer? Are you interested in finding out how well you are ageing? Join us for an informal session with Peter Gore from ADL Smartcare to find out more about these questions and to take part in a demonstration of the LifeCurve App. The session will take place on Wednesday 27 March 2019 10.30am – 12.30pm at Floor 2, Biomedical Research Centre, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Nuns Moor Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 5PL (It’s the old General Hospital site and the number 12 bus stops just outside!). To book a place please contact [email protected] or call 0191 208 2701. 

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Upcoming Events

March Milecastle Get together

Join us at the Milecastle. In March we Sandy Irvine has a large number of photos showing Newcastle as it was in 1968 and the changes made as well as some of the ideas that didn’t get off the ground

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