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Age UK Camden has a comprehensive services directory featuring information on local services on care, health, housing, money, leisure etc. It also links to written materials from key organisations like Age UK and Camden Council, so you can download factsheets and leaflets at the touch of a button. The directory has full search facilities too.
In general, older people are more likely to be disadvantaged in harnessing the power of ICT and therefore less able to overcome the digital divide.This video, made by Governance International, gives an overview of Age UK Camden's Computer Training Project and how we help older people to bridge the gap.
Following the success of “The Bankers are to Blame”, Bolder (the campaigning choir based at Age UK Camden’s Henderson Resource Centre, but also including older people from Brent) has launched a second song “Ain’t Gonna……” to express their passion and determination to keep their day centres open.
Age UK Camden has produced a promotional and fundraising film: In Their Own Words.Introduced by Age UK Camden patron Sir Derek Jacobi, the film shows the varied projects and services that Age UK Camden provides. Hear from service users in their own words why Age UK Camden services are so important to them.
Welfare Reform is the major change being made by the government to the benefits system. The government says it is making these changes to save money, make the benefits system simpler, reduce dependency on benefits and make work pay. There is a lot of confusion and concerns from our older people about how this radical change will impact them.
Camden Moneywise has just released its three year evaluation report. Funded by the Nationwide Foundation to provide benefits and financial advice to older people from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee groups in Camden, the report is a thorough evaluation of the successes and lessons learnt from the project.
A guitar trio from Henderson Court play their first gig at the Wellbeing Wednesday conference! See page 6 of the Golden Gazette for more.
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