Project Profiles

The Elders Council is involved in a wide range of activity from one-off focus groups and events through to peer research projects and regular working groups. 

All our groups and activities are open to new members.  Our sessions are informal and friendly and we do our best to make sure everyone who comes has the opportunity to contribute their ideas and experiences. 

If you would like to join any of  our activities and would like to find out more, please contact [email protected] or telephone 0191 208 2701 for further details.


Please see below a list of current project profiles.  Click on the links for further details:

- Housing, Health and Social Care

- Future Homes Project

- Communication Working Group

- Older Person Friendly City Working Group

- Transport and Highways Working Group

- IT Classes Project

- Canada - an opportunity ...

- Awards for All - Creative Community Conversations on Ageing

- Summer Outings in 2017 using a Concessionary Bus Pass

- Dementia Friendly Cinema 2015

- Our Manifesto 2015

- Elders Council Short Film 2014 - Energy and Commitment

- Bridging the Gaps 2014-15

- City Walks 2015

- Growing Older in My Home and Neighbourhood




Exciting Opportunities with the Elders Council

Would you like to get more involved with the work of the Elders Council?  There are many different opportunities on offer.  Would you like to help us with out Coummunications programme and contribute to the development of the Magazine and/or the E-Bulletin?  Would you like to become a Trustee and help to steer the work of the organisation and help us to plan for the future?  Can you arrange for members of the Elders Council to come and talk to a group you are part of?  Are you interested in doing a small piece of research?  Do you enjoy facilitating group discussions?  No special skills are required, as we offer support and mentoring.  We just need people with a passion for improving the quality of life of older people in the city.  Contact [email protected] or call 0191 2082701 if you would like to find out more about how you can get involved.