Older Person Friendly City Group

This group meets about six times per year and has a programme of work on assessing older person friendly environments.

Using a checklist based on members views on what is important to older people, members of the working group have carried out systematic assessments of Newcastle City Centre, Parks and Recreation Areas and Supermarkets. In 2013 the group carried out assessments of the District Centres in Newcastle.  Copies of the reports are available in the Publications section as well as listed below.

If you would like to join the working group, contact the Co-ordinator, [email protected] or telephone 0191 235 9905.

Publications:

 Older Person Friendly City Centre, 2006
 Older Person Friendly City, Parks & Recreation Areas, 2008
 Older Person Friendly Supermarkets, 2011

Older Person Friendly District Centres, 2013

EC Fortnightly Ebulletin


Some of you are getting our new fortnightly ebulletin, the EC Fortnightly. As its title implies, it comes out every two weeks in order to update members on what’s happening in the period between newsletters.

Only 494 members have so far subscribed to this service. If you have email, would you like to add your name to the subscription list?  We think that you might find it a useful service to keep you up to date.  If you want to receive EC Fortnightly, please ring the office on  0191 208 2701 or email her at [email protected]

Of course, EC Fortnightly requires a bit of work to put together. Would you be willing to join a small team of members to take responsibility for doing this? If you’re interested, please ring Steve on 0191 273 4727; leave a voice message if he’s not in. We would, of course, give you training in the technical aspects of putting the bulletin together.