Pembrokeshire 50+ Forum

Gaynor Davies from Pembrokeshire 50+ Forum writes about her experience of using a Forum Restart Grant from Cymru Older People’s Alliance to run an event in her area. Pembrokeshire 50+ Forum had a rocky start at the beginning of the lockdown, not knowing how to deal with meetings. Like everyone else, it was hard to …

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Age Friendly Wales

Welsh Government Strategy for an Ageing Society October 7th 2021 saw the publication of the long-awaited, Strategy an Ageing Society. The statement from Deputy Minister, Julie Morgan, says: “It sets out our vision for an age friendly Wales, which supports people of all ages to live and age well and challenges the way we think …

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In The Back Garden

Two contributions for this article from Rhondda Cynon Taf. Thanks to Liz Penwill for the article. Both Liz and Matt Davies have sent in the pictures. Incredibly positive examples of how to find a new interest in the pandemic. [The feature picture is not from a back garden !!] ___________________________________________________________________ Few birds were in evidence when …

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COPA Board Member, Hazel Maguire representing Swansea 50+ Forum, talks to us about her experience of volunteering and fundraising for different older people’s causes. I have been volunteering and fundraising for a number of years now. My friends and I had always supported a variety of charities, but our hearts were in the problems of …

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