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Developing Age Friendly Communities In Wales

Cymru Older People’s Alliance (COPA) have today [19 May 2023] renewed our commitment to support the development of Age-Friendly Communities (AFCs) across Wales through co-productive collaboration with local authorities and other partners (1). Achievement of the World Health Organisation (WHO) requirements (2) for AFCs can have a fundamentally positive impact on the quality of life …

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Framework For Engagement Of Older People In Development Of Age Friendly Communities

Cymru Older Peoples Alliance (COPA) have today published a new framework for engaging older people in the development of Age Friendly Communities (AFCs) in Wales. [Framework Can be found here] Creating an Age Friendly Wales is a national policy introduced last year by Welsh Government as part of its strategy to address the implications of …

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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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