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Welcome to the Elders Council Website

Special Feature

We are delighted that both Older Voice and Later Life Audio and Radio Network feature in a new case study on community radio published by the Centre for Ageing Better. .

Older Voices broadcast on the first and third Friday of every month on NOVA Radio (102.5 FM).  It's easy to find if you use Radio Garden

You can also listen again to all our programmes on the Later Life Audio and Radio Network

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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

Managing the Home Care Circus

'Managing the Home Care Circus' is an investigation undertaken by the Elders Council of older people's experiences of home care in Newcastle.  The investigation was done by older people for older people and presents key messages about how best we can prepare, seek and manage home care support.

We have presented our key messages in an animation based on the conversations we had with older people.  You can see the animation here

We have also published a report of our findings which is available on our website and you can also order a hard copy from the office. 

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