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Ambition For Ageing Salford

 

What is the Ambition for Ageing Programme?

 

                                


Ambition for Ageing is a £10.2 million Greater Manchester level programme aimed at creating more age friendly places and empowering people to live fulfilling lives as they age. It is funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s Ageing Better Programme, which aims to reduce social isolation of older people.

Lead by GMCVO, the 5 year programme is delivered by a cross-sector partnership with Local Delivery Leads (LDLs) leading on the work in 25 neighbourhoods across 8 local authorities in Greater Manchester.


What is an Age Friendly City?


“An Age-friendly world enables people of all ages to actively participate in community activities and treats everyone with respect, regardless of their age. It’s a place that makes it easy for older people to stay connected to people that are important to them.  It helps people stay healthy and active even at the oldest of ages and provides appropriate support to those who can no longer look after themselves.”

World Health Organisation


What is happening in Salford?


Age UK Salford, in partnership with Salford CVS and Inspiring Communities Together are excited to have the opportunity to deliver this work in Weaste & Seedley, Broughton and Langworthy. We aim to put older people at the heart of designing the places they live. The programme of work will enable older people's voices to be influential and ensure communities continue to become more Age Friendly over time through developed relationships. 

We are actively seeking the views of older people and would like to hear from you. To contact us and find out how you can get involved, you can email Vanda Groves: Vanda.Groves@ageuksalford.org.uk or call 0161 788 7300.